Kombinatsionnoe Iskusstvo - Combination Art - Kombinationskunst [ Chess ] First edition, first printing
Blokh, M. V.

Moscow Izd-vo "Inzhener" 1993 First edition Thin octavo ( standard size)/ Slight wear to edges, a bit more so to corners. Covers have a few light creases. Text in Russian, English, and German. 175 p. w/ 1182 chessboard diagrams and a similar number of accompanying notations. This is the uncommon Russian-published original edition of the 1994 "Art of Combination" work published the following year. Worldcat notes 3 copies only in Western libraries. Uncommon or not, still an excellent work on combinations by a Russian chess master. Very Good Trade Paperback Original (Item ID: 13197)


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