Book Ordering Information

To enquire about the current availability of any book listed here please e-mail me on

Probably easiest to cut & paste book details from list into your email.

Below, are listed the different book and magazine categories, please click on the corresponding link to view the current stock for sale.

01. Antiquarian

02. Reference

03. Tournaments

04. Game collections of specific individuals

05. Games General

06. Endings

07. Problems

08. Instructional

09. Magazines & Yearbooks

10. Sets & Pieces

11. DVDs & CDs

12. Literature

13. Openings

14. Children

15. Miscellaneous


UK customers: Payment can be made by cheque (payable to R. H. Jones) on receipt of books and invoice, or PayPal. Pre-payment on an invoice may be required for new customers or large amounts of items.

Non-UK customers: Pre-payment may be by bank transfer, Paypal, or cash for small amounts.

Postage costs: Postage is charged at cost. Books are sent by 1st class post (unless 2nd class requested) or standard parcel post if over 1.25kg.

All books can be returned for a refund if found to be not as described.


All books are hardback, bound in publisher’s original cloth, published in London, with English descriptive notation, unless otherwise stated.

F Fine condition, almost as new.
VG Very good condition, just showing small signs of wear or use.
G Good or average condition, showing general signs of wear or use.
P Poor – Text complete, but having serious defects.
+ / - Indicates whether book falls into the upper or lower end of category.

Though subjective, every effort has been made to come to a reasonable assessment

d/w dust-wrapper (dust-jacket). This is always mentioned if present.
p/b paperback or modern flexi-cover binding.
Insc Inscription.
o/w otherwise.
n.d. no publication date, but if known it is given in brackets.
Ed. Edition.
Repr. Reprint.
Impr. impression.
pp. number of pages.
an algebraic notation. (Non-English language books assumed
to be in the notation of the country of publication).
LN Ref. no. in Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana, 1955 catalogue.

NB: This booklist is still a work in progress at the moment and will be added to regularly until complete. Recently sold titles may be shown in “strikethrough”. Please check the page for terms & conditions and definition of terms used.