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Author Jacobus, de Cessolis, active 1288-1322.

Title The game of the chesse / by William Caxton.

Published [London] : [V. & J. Figgins], [1855]

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 UniM Bail SpC/RB  2AT/3    NOT FOR LOAN
Uniform title De ludo scachorum. English
Physical description 165 unnumbered pages, 13 pages, 3 unnumbered leaves : illustrations ; 29 cm
Notes Translated by William Caxton from Jean de Vignay's French Version of Jacobus de Cessolis' 'De Ludo scachorum'.
Type-facsimile reprint of Caxton's 2nd ed. Originally published: Westminster : Caxton, ca. 1483.
Contents "Remarks", signed and dated: Vincent Figgins, May 1st, 1855: p. [1]-8; "A list of works ascribed to Caxton": p. [9]-11; "A 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; Publishers announcement and appeal for subscriptions to the Printers' Almshouses at Wood Green, Tottenham: leaves [2]-[3] at end.
Other author Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
Figgins, Vincent, -1860 or 1861.
Jean, de Vignay, approximately 1284-
Subject Chess.
Incunabula -- Facsimiles.