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The game of the chesse /
by William Caxton.

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Main Author: Jacobus, de Cessolis, fl. 1288-1322.
Related Names: Caxton, William ca. 1422-1491., Book producer, Figgins, Vincent. , Jean de Vignay b. ca. 1284., Caxton, William ca. 1422-1491 or 2.
Language(s): English
Published: [London : V. and J. Figgins, 1855]
Subjects: Chess > Chess / Early works to 1800.
Incunabula > Incunabula / Facsimiles.
Note: "A list of the works ascribed to Caxton": p. [9]-11. List of places where, and persons by whom the art of printing was practised at the time Caxton commenced it in England: p. 12-13.
Facsimile of Caxton's 2d edition [Westminster, 1481?] (1st edition [Bruges, 1476]) The first leaf of the original 2d edition is blank.
Publisher's ad inserted at end. Profits from the publication of the work "to be devoted to the endowment of the Printers' Almshouses ..."
Translated by William Caxton from Jean de Vignay's French version of Jacobus de Cessolis' "De ludo scacchorum."
"The original by Caxton has no title page, or date."
Physical Description: 2 p. l., facsim. ([165] p. illus.) 13 p., 1 l. ; 29 cm.
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