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Chess Made Easy: or, The Games of Gioachino Greco, the Calabrian; with Additional Games and Openings, illustrated with Remarks and General Rules by  Gioachino Greco - Second edition - 1750 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 237977)

Chess Made Easy: or, The Games of Gioachino Greco, the Calabrian; with Additional Games and Openings, illustrated with Remarks and General Rules

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Chess Made Easy: or, The Games of Gioachino Greco, the Calabrian; with Additional Games and Openings, illustrated with Remarks and General Rules

by Greco, Gioachino

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Full period calf gilt, spine gilt with red lettering piece. Brief, old worm track in chessboard plate. Fine
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London: J. and P. Knapton ... and W. Standby ., 1750. Second edition. Engraved frontispiece by I.S. Müller after the drawing by C.D. Moor + one engraved double-page plate. xxiv, 212, [1, errata] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Full period calf gilt, spine gilt with red lettering piece. Brief, old worm track in chessboard plate. Fine. Second edition. Engraved frontispiece by I.S. Müller after the drawing by C.D. Moor + one engraved double-page plate. xxiv, 212, [1, errata] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Beautiful Copy. Second edition of this compilation of the games of one of the strongest players of the 17th century, complete with the terminal leaf of errata.
Uncommon. Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana 396; BMC 10:1186.227.; Delucia, Chess Library p. 46

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237977
Title
Chess Made Easy: or, The Games of Gioachino Greco, the Calabrian; with Additional Games and Openings, illustrated with Remarks and General Rules
Author
Greco, Gioachino
Format/binding
Engraved frontispiece by I.S. Müller after the drawing by C.D. Moor + one engraved double-page plate. xxiv, 212, [1, errata] pp
Book condition
Used - Full period calf gilt, spine gilt with red lettering piece. Brief, old worm track in chessboard plate. Fine
Quantity available
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Edition
Second edition
Publisher
J. and P. Knapton ... and W. Standby .
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1750
Keywords
Chess

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