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The royall game of chesse-play.
Sometimes the recreation of the late king, with many of the nobility. Illustrated with almost an hundred gambetts.
Being the study of Biochimo the famous Italian.



Main Author: Greco, Gioachino.
Related Names: Kane, Grenville 1854-1943, former owner., Stent, Peter fl. 1640-1667, ill., Beale, Francis. , tr.
Published: London, Printed for Henry Herringman, 1656.
Subjects: Chess > Chess / Early works to 1800.
Note: ExKa copy 1 has chess gambits in contemporary ms. on blank leaves following errata.
ExKa copy 1 has dedication following t.-p.; ExKa copy 2 has dedication at end following errata.
Translated by Francis Beale.
The frontispiece is a portrait of Charles I, engraved by P. Stent.
ExKa copies have bookplate of Grenville Kane.
Physical Description: 9 p.l., 120, [2] p. front. (port.) 15 cm.
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