Jeu des Eschets

Greco, Gioachino

Publication Date: 1669
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Title: Jeu des Eschets

Publication Date: 1669

Edition: 1st Edition


(CHESS). Greco, Gioachino. Le Jeu des Eschets. Paris: N. Pepingue, 1669. 12mo. [24], 343, [5] p. incl. final blank 2F6. Contemporary French calf, marbled endpapers, page edges colored and sprinkled. Light rubbing at the extremities, but a very good and very attractive copy. First edition in French, preceded by the 1656 English translation. Greco, known as Il Calabrese, was among the earliest and most influential masters of the game, visiting France in 1621 and competing successfully against the great French players. His book is divided into two sections, describing first 39 and then 55 problems and techniques. Geschichte I:362; Leon 6; Schachlitteratur 985. Bookseller Inventory # 14751

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