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Demy 8vo., pp clv, [i] blank, 234. Publisher's holly green cloth gilt. Library edition with a glossary and notes. A very fine fresh copy. Published at £30. 'This is a verse translation made c 1500 from Latin of a work very popular in the Middle Ages which offers counsel to all members of society through the analogy of a game of chess and is one of the most important anthologies of Scots verse and prose, the Asloan manuscript'.
Title: The Buke of Chess. Edited from the Asloan Manuscript (NLS MS 16500).
Publisher: Scottish Text Society:, 1997., 0
Book Condition: Fine
kg: 1.00 kg
Seller ID: 1191
Keywords: chess, games Middle Scots, Ludus Scaccorum, Jacobus de Cessolis Tudor, Tudors, 16th century, 16c, sixteenth century, early modern