Chess World (143 Issues) + Check! (3 Issues)


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    First Edition.

    21cm x 14cm. 146 volumes. Illustrated saddle-stapled wrappers.

    A large lot of Australian chess journal, Chess World, together with 3 volumes of its predecessor Check!, edited and published by Australian chess player and writer Cecil John Seddon Purdy (1906-1979). Though incomplete it does contain full runs of Volumes 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, and 22, and partial runs of Volumes 1, 2, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 18. Full list of titles: Check!: Vol. XVII, No. 10-12, Chessworld: Vol 1, No. 1-10, 12; Vol. 2, No. 1-6; Vol. 10, No. 4, 6, 7, 9-12; Vol. 11, No. 1-3, 5-12; Vol. 12, No. 1-7, 9-12, Vol. 13, No. 1-4 (2 copies of No. 3), 7-12; Vol. 14, No. 1-12; Vol. 15, No. 1-12; Vol. 16, No. 1-12 (2 copies of No. 4); Vol. 17, No. 1-12; Vol. 18, No. 1-3, 5-7, 9, 11, 12; Vol. 19, No. 1-12; Vol. 20, No. 1-12 (2 copies of No. 11/12); Vol. 21, No. 1-12; Vol. 22, No. 1-10.

    Set ranges from Very Good to Good. Minor to moderate foxing, tanning, and soiling. Some spine rubbing. A few covers have ink drawings. Check! No. 10 has had the tail fore-edge corner trimmed with some loss of text. Good Condition.

    $750.00 AUD

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