Book/Printed Material A book of the chesse moralysed.

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Title
A book of the chesse moralysed.
Contributor Names
Jacobus, de Cessolis, active 1288-1322.
Jean, de Vignay, approximately 1284-
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[Westminster] William Caxton [1482?]
Subject Headings
-  Chess--Early works to 1800
Genre
Incunabula--England--London--1482
Notes
-  Title extracted from leaf [2a], line 14: ... anexcellent doctour of dyuynyte in the Royame of Fraunce of the Ordre of Thospytal of Saynt Johns of Jherusalem ... hath made a book of the chesse moralysed.
-  Attributed by Caxton to Jean de Vignay, whose French version he translated into English.
-  Goff C-414
-  Hain-Copinger 4901
-  GW 6533
-  Ricci, S. de. Census of Caxtons, 18
-  Rosenwald 558
-  LC copy imperfect: leaf [1] wanting; leaf [59] in facsim. Provenance: A. Edward Newton (bookplate).
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
[84] leaves (the first blank). woodcuts: 24 illus. 27.5 cm. (fol.)
Call Number/Physical Location
Incun. X .C42
GV1442
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rosenwald.0558
Library of Congress Control Number
48043293
Online Format
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Description
Title extracted from leaf [2a], line 14: ... anexcellent doctour of dyuynyte in the Royame of Fraunce of the Ordre of Thospytal of Saynt Johns of Jherusalem ... hath made a book of the chesse moralysed. Attributed by Caxton to Jean de Vignay, whose French version he translated into English. Goff C-414 Hain-Copinger 4901 GW 6533 Ricci, S. de. Census of Caxtons, 18 Rosenwald 558 LC copy imperfect: leaf [1] wanting; leaf [59] in facsim. Provenance: A. Edward Newton (bookplate). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
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Chicago citation style:

Jacobus, De Cessolis, Active, De Vignay Jean, William Caxton, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. A Book of the Chesse Moralysed. [Westminster William Caxton ?, 1482] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/48043293/.

APA citation style:

Jacobus, D. C., Jean, D. V., Caxton, W. & Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1482) A Book of the Chesse Moralysed. [Westminster William Caxton ?] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/48043293/.

MLA citation style:

Jacobus, De Cessolis, Active, et al. A Book of the Chesse Moralysed. [Westminster William Caxton ?, 1482] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/48043293/>.