64 MAJESTIC STUDIES, O. Pervakov, part of the small-edition van Reek series of EG works. 36p, p, mint, $25
RACCOLTA DI 80 PROBLEMI DI SCACCHI E 20 FINALI, A. Campo, Livorno, 1900, 62p.p, vg, pages uncut. $68
212 ENDSPIELSTUDIEN, F. J. Prokop, Prague, 1944, scarce, h, exc. $85
250 IZBRANNYKH ETYUDOV, L. Kubbel', Moscow/ Leningrad, 1938, h, exc, 184p. With solutions and full discussions.Russian. $130.
300 FINS DE PARTIE, H. Rinck, Barcelona 1919, h, exc, a very nice copy. Signed by Rinck and by the famous Danish player and collector Jens Enevoldsen (with Enevoldsen's chess bookplate too). 645p. A superb copy, $425.
500 ENDSPIELSTUDIEN, A. Troitzky, Kagan ed, Berlin (1924), L/N 2251, p, fair, heavily foxed covers and browning of many pages,but not brittle. A famous book by one of the true giants of endgame study compositions. Scarce. $40
2500 FINALES. G. Kasparian, 2-vol. set, p, exc, a wonderful collection of 2500 EG studies by composers around the world. 1st ed, Buenos Aires, Spanish. 1963, translated from the original Russian edition,. 331 + 315 p. $85 the set.
ANALYSING THE ENDGAME, J. Speelman, London, 1981, h, mint,, with dj, 144p. An excellent book for studying the endgame.$20
BASIC CHESS ENDINGS, R. Fine, NY, 1941, 4th ed, 573p, with plastic protected dj (wrinkled), a classic in endgame literature, $30
BEST STUDIES, D. Gurgenidze, Tbilisi, 1993, In English. Scarce, 49p. 132 of G's fabulous EG studies. Gurgenidze is a Grandmaster of Endgame Composition. X-1, $26
CHESS ENDGAME LESSONS, Pal Benko, w/o place, 1990. Based on Benko's Endgame Lessons as published in Chess Life. 254 p. A terrific book on the endgame by one of the best Endgame players. p, fc bent in corner, $20
CHESS STUDIES AND END-GAMES, Horwitz & Kling, 2nd ed, revised by W. Wayte, London, 1889, h, vg, 376p. $165.
CURIOSITES TACTIQUES DES FINALES, V. Halberstadt, Paris, 1954, 72p, with an introduction by Tartakower. 77 fine EG studies. $48
EINDSPELEN EN PROBLEMEN DOOR DRS. TH. C. L. KOK, with a foreword by Dr. Euwe, The Hague, 1938. 160p. 340 very curious EGs and problems.h, exc. $90. b)h, vg, inscribed to Dr. Niemeijer and with corrections and additions added
ENDGAMES IN THE MATCH TIMMAN-SALOV 1994, J. Van Reek & H. Grondijs, Margraten, 1994. p, mint, 44p. $22
ENDGAMES OF JOSIF KRIKHELI, D. Gurgenidze, Tbilisi, 1995, p, exc, 138 beautiful EG compositions. Krikheli (a Grand Master of Chess Composition) was the most famous representative of the Georgian school, in English, $15
ETT URVAL STUDIER, A. Londström, Malmö, 1912, p, vg, 80p. 53 EG studies. Swedish. $95
ETYUDY, H. M. Kasparyan, Moscow 1972, p, exc, 199p, 269 fabulous endgame studies by one of the very greatest EG composers of all time. Many of these simply have to be seen to be believed. Russian but readily understandable with a few simple words. $15
ETYUDY RIKHARDA RETI, A. Mandler, Moscow/Leningrad 1931, Russian. formerly E.G.R. Cordingley's copy,p,good. 50 of Reti's wonderful endgame studies. 91p. $50
FINALES ARTISTICOS, F. Dedrle, Buenos Aires, 3rd ed, June 1960. Spanish. 127p. p, vg, with some lightly pencilled marginal notes. On EG studies. $18. b) 2nd ed, 1952, p, vg, pages partly uncut. $16
FINALES ARTISTICOS, Kasparian, Barcelona, 1976, Spanish. p, mint, 261p. 300 fabulous endgame studies by one of the greatest of all composers. $16
FINALES DE ALFIL Y DE CABALLO, Y. Averbach, Barcelona, 1971, 3rd ed. 236p, p, exc, $8
A (FIRST) CENTURY OF STUDIES, E. Pogosyants, Selected and edited by John Roycroft, milford, 1999. p, mint, 48p. $10
HALPERN'S CHESS SYMPOSIUM, J. Hapern, NY, 1904. L/N 3199. This is volume 1 as issued. Niemeijer has a mistake in that he states that this and the second volume were published in one volume. In 1905 the second volume appeared and then some were published together, but Vol. 2 also occurs sometimes by itself. 199p + errata sheet. Published privately by the author. Scarce. h, vg, covers worn at edges. $125 X-1
HIPPISCHE HOGESCHOOL, J. Selman, Margraten, 1991, p, mint, one of Van Reek's scarce and fascinating EG study books. 27p. $18.
HUNDERT GROSSE ENDSPIELE, W. Lauterbach & G. Treppner, Bamberg, 1984, p, mint, 58p. German. Very instructive EG studies. $11
IGY SAKKOZTOK TI... Emil Gelenczei, Kecskemet, 1959, Hungarian. 95p. 180 positions in which the reader must fnd the best continuation. Many are from the endgame. Inscribed, $9
IZBRANNYE ETUDY, T. Gorgiev, Moscow, 1959. h, exc, rebd, 152p. ELRS. About 155 very fine EG studies. $18
MANUEL OF THE END-GAME, J. Mieses, Philadelphia, 1948, vi + 70p, pages browning. exc examples and full discussion. A well-known book, h, vg, $6
MASTERING THE BISHOP PAIR, J. Srokovsky, E. Borulia, W. Braslawski. Seattle, 1999. p, mint, 220p. $20
MASTERING ROOK VS. MINOR PIECES, A. Maximenko. Srokovsky & Braslwski. Seattle, 1999. p, mint, 205p. $20
MODERNI SACHOVA STUDIE, J. Fritz, Prague 1951. Czech. 126p. 158 EG studies by a variety of composers from around the world. $48
MY TWENTY FAVOURITES, J. Van Reek, 2nd ed, Margraten, 1994. p, exc,24p. $20
MEZDUNARODNYI KONGRESS SHAKHMATNYKH KOMPOZITZOROV, Tbilisi, 1976, p, vg, 63p. chess problems & endgame studies with scores of compositions and EG studies plus many photos of the composers at this congress. $40
PAARD- EN LOPEREINDSPELEN, I. Rabinowitsch, Lochem, w/o dae, ca. 1960. Translated from the Russian by H. Adema. h, exc, with dj. 114p. $30
PHANTASIE IM ENDSPIEL, G. Braunberger. Paul Heuäckers Schachstudien. p, mint, Berlin, 1989. 88p. 107 studies. $20
PRACTICAL END-GAME PLAY, F. Reinfeld, Philadelphia, 1940. 176p. h, exc. An excellent book illustrating some valuable stratagems in the endgame. Evidently grew out of some of his mimeographed booklets on the endgame. X-1, $15.
PUBLISHED WORK AND NOTEBOOKS OF HUGH BLANDFORD, Compiled by John Roycroft, Margraten, 1993, p, mint, another of Van Reek's wonderful publications. 56p, the anatomy of some fascinating studies. $25
RATE YOUR ENDGAME, Mednis & Crouch, London/NY 1997, p, mint, 239p. An excellent instructional book. $22.
RICHARD RETI: SÄMTLICHE STUIEN, Mährisch-Ostrau, 1931, A. Mandler. h, ELRS, pages loose. A famous book in view of the very high-quality EG studies by Reti. German. $30.
ROOK ENDINGS, Levenfish & Smyslov, Dallas, 1971, h, vg, with dj, 224p. One of the great classics in rook endings. $25
SACHOVE KONCICI HRY, E. Richter, Prague, 1958, h, vg, with dj, 205p, hundreds of EG studies with Kings and pawns. $42
SACHOVE STUDIE - 150 MINIATUR, L. Prokes, Prague, 1941, p, vg, 75p.Czech. scarce. $75.
SACHOVA STUDIE, Jindrich Fritz, Prague, 1954, 274p, a collection of EG studies from composers around the world along with 200 stdies by Fritz. h, exc, ELRS, with dj (chipped). $55
SELECTED CHESS STUDIES AND PROBLEMS, Atilla Koranyi, Kecskemet, 1999. English & Hungarian, p, exc, 140p. $25
SOVREMENNYI SHAKHMATNYI ETYUD, A. Herbstman, Moscow/ Leningrad, 1937, h, good, browned pages, a few chipped. ELRS. 186p. Hundreds of beautiful EG studiesby soviet composers. $75
STUDIE, Sulc & Kopac, Pardubice, 1942, p, vg, scarce, 25 EG studies. $42
STUDY STORY, H. Grondijs, Holland, 1996. Composed from letters between Selman, Marwitz, and Kok—allthree great exponents of the Endgame Study. 32p. p. mint, $14
TASCHENBUCH DES ENDSPIELS, J. Mieses, 3rd ed, Leipzig, 1927. 71p, p, good, with fc loose & chipped. $10
TEORIA DE FINALES DE TORRE, Löwenfisch & Smyslow, Barcelona, 1972, 196p, p, exc, A classic work. $8
TORRES Y PEONES, B. Esnaola, Madrid, 1957,p, exc, 132p. A neat little treatment in Spanish. $4
UNUSUAL ENDINGS, Smith & King, Dallas, 1980, p, exc, 31p, 15 endings , $6