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[T]o the right noble, right excellent [and] vertuous prince George duc of Clarence Erle of warwyk and of salisburye, grete chamberlayn of Englond [and] leutenant of Irelond oldest broder of kynge Edward by the grace of god kynge of England and of frau[n]ce, your most humble seruant william Caxton amonge other of your seruantes sendes vnto you peas. helthe. ioye and victorye vpon your enemyes ...

Author/creator Jacobus, de Cessolis, fl. 1288-1322
Other author/creatorCaxton, William, ca. 1422-1491.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info[Bruges : Printed by William Caxton and Colard Mansion, 1474 (31 March)]
Description[148] p.
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Subject(s)
Uniform titleDe ludo scachorum. English
Variant title De ludo scachorum.
Variant title To the right noble, right excellent and vertuous prince George duc of Clarence Erle of warwyk and of salisburye, grete chamberlayn of Englond and leutenant of Irelond oldest broder of kynge Edward by the grace of god kynge of England and of fraunce, your most humble servant william Caxton amonge other of your servantes sendes unto you peas. helthe. joye and victorye upon your enemyes.
Variant title This booke conteyneth. iiii. traytees.
Variant title Game of chess.
Variant title Game and play of chess.
Series Early English books online. ^A888680
General noteA translation by William Caxton, primarily from a French version by Jean de Vignay, of: Cessolis, Jacobus de. De ludo scachorum.
General noteTitle from opening words of text, [A]2r. [A]3r opens: This booke conteyneth. iiii. traytees ..
General noteColophon reads "Fynysshid the last day of marche the yer of our lord god. a. thousand foure honderd and lxxiiii". Variant: colophon has "Fynysshid of the ..".
General notePlace of publication and printers' names from STC.
General noteSignatures: [A-H I¹p0].
General noteThe first leaf and the last leaf are blank.
General noteReproduction of the original in the British Library.
References STC (2nd ed.) 4920.
Citation/References note Needham, P. Printer & the pardoner, Cx 5.
Citation/References note Duff 81.
Citation/References note GW 6532.
Reproduction noteElectronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; I-1:01)
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