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Three Volume Set: Chess, Jews and History by Victor Keats, Chess It's Origin A Translation with Commentary of the Latin and the Hebrew in Thomas Hyde's De Ludis Orientalibus, Chess Among the Jews A Translation and Explanation of the Work of Moritz Steinschneider by Victor Keats. All published 1994. Hardcover with only the lightest shelfwear.
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Book Description Oxford Academia Publishers, Oxford, 1994. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. First. 396 pp. Bright and clean blue cloth boards, gilt lettering. Corners very slightly bumped. Scuffing to lower edge of text block. Author's inscription on separate label attached to front free endpaper. Previous owner s details inked to front free endpaper. All else unmarked. Binding solid. Internally as new. Sections include Games in the Talmud; The 'Jewish Golden Age' -- Chess in Medieval Spain; Chess and Jewish Literature: The Post-Renaissance Period. Detailed list of the 102 black-and-white illustrations. Appendix (Literal Translation of The King's Delight). Chronological Table, Bibliography, Index. A heavy book: postage as quoted applies in Australia, but please contact us for overseas rates. Size: Quarto. Inscribed by Author. Seller Inventory # 006111