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Author Name    BUUREN, Catherine van, (edited by).

Title   The Buke of Chess. Edited from the Asloan Manuscript (NLS MS 16500).

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Scottish Text Society:, 1997. 0

Seller ID   1191

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'.

chess, games Middle Scots, Ludus Scaccorum, Jacobus de Cessolis Tudor, Tudors, 16th century, 16c, sixteenth century, early modern

Price = 21.00 GBP



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