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- A book of the chesse moralysed.
- Contributor Names
- Jacobus, de Cessolis, active 1288-1322.
- Jean, de Vignay, approximately 1284-, attributed name.
- Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492, printer, translator.
- Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940, former owner.
- Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- [Westminster] William Caxton [1482?]
- Subject Headings
- - Chess--Early works to 1800
- - 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.
- - Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 558
- - Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, C-414
- - Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, 4901
- - Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 6533
- - Ricci, S. de. Census of Caxtons, 18
- - Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
- - LC copy imperfect: leaf  wanting; leaf  in facsim.
- - LC copy: Provenance: A. Edward Newton (bookplate). Also has book label "Milton, Peterborough" mounted on front paste-down.
-  leaves (the first blank). woodcuts: 24 illus. 27.5 cm. (fol.)
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Incun. X .C42
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
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Chicago citation style:
Jacobus, De Cessolis, Active, De Vignay Jean, A. Edward Newton, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. A Book of the Chesse Moralysed. translateds by Caxton, William, Approximately Or 1492, Printerlator [Westminster William Caxton ?, 1482] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/48043293/.
APA citation style:
Jacobus, D. C., Jean, D. V., Newton, A. E. & Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1482) A Book of the Chesse Moralysed. Caxton, W., trans [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. trans by Caxton, William, Approximately Or 1492, Printerlator [Westminster William Caxton ?, 1482] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/48043293/>.
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