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Scacchia Ludus: Or, The Game of Chess. A Poem by  Bishop of Alba [Marco Girolamo Vida]. English translation by W. Erskine. The Pastorals translated by Mr. Craig  Marcus Hieronymus - Hardcover - 1736 - from S.C. Sumner (SKU: 008538)

Scacchia Ludus: Or, The Game of Chess. A Poem

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Scacchia Ludus: Or, The Game of Chess. A Poem

by Vida, Marcus Hieronymus, Bishop of Alba [Marco Girolamo Vida]. English translation by W. Erskine. The Pastorals translated by Mr. Craig

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London: A. Millar, 1736. 219 pp., includes both the fold-out frontispiece and the portrait of the author. Boards detatched but present; well-worn, old tape marks. Front board with a chipped free endpaper taped to it; a bookplate on pastedown. Chipping to spine ends. Frontispiece with tears to edges at upper right, and starting to separate from text block at top.. Leather.

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Bookseller
S.C. Sumner US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
008538
Title
Scacchia Ludus: Or, The Game of Chess. A Poem
Author
Vida, Marcus Hieronymus, Bishop of Alba [Marco Girolamo Vida]. English translation by W. Erskine. The Pastorals translated by Mr. Craig
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
A. Millar
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1736

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