BUUREN, Catherine van, (edited by).
Title The Buke of Chess. Edited from the Asloan Manuscript (NLS MS 16500).
Book Condition Fine
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