Book/Printed Material The game and playe of the chesse.

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Title

  • The game and playe of the chesse.

Contributor Names

  • Jacobus, de Cessolis, active 1288-1322.
  • Jean de Vignay, active 14th century [from old catalog]
  • Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [Bruges, William Caxton, after 31 Mar. 1474]

Subject Headings

  • -  Chess--Early works to 1800

Genre

  • Incunabula--Belgium--Bruges--1474

Notes

  • -  Title extracted from statement on leaf [2a] which states: ... a lityll book ... in which I fynde thauctorites, dictes, and stories of ... wyse men ... applied vnto the moralite of the publique wele ... after the game and playe of the chesse.
  • -  Translated by Caxton from the French version of Jean de Vignay.
  • -  Goff C-413
  • -  Hain-Copinger 4902 (variation)
  • -  BM 15th cent., IX, p. 130 (IB.49432)
  • -  GW 6532 (variation)
  • -  Ricci, S. de. Census of Caxtons, 1; 4
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 511
  • -  LC copy: cf. Ricci for binding and provenance.

Medium

  • [74] leaves (the first and last blank, wanting). 27 cm. (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Incun. X .C4 GV1442

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 48032151

Online Format

  • image
  • pdf

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IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Chicago citation style:

Jacobus, De Cessolis, Active, Active 14Th Century Jean De Vignay, William Caxton, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. The Game and Playe of the Chesse. [Bruges, William Caxton, after 31 Mar, 1474] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/48032151/.

APA citation style:

Jacobus, D. C., Jean De Vignay, A. 1. C., Caxton, W. & Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1474) The Game and Playe of the Chesse. [Bruges, William Caxton, after 31 Mar] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/48032151/.

MLA citation style:

Jacobus, De Cessolis, Active, et al. The Game and Playe of the Chesse. [Bruges, William Caxton, after 31 Mar, 1474] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/48032151/>.