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Caxton"s Game and playe of the chesse, 1474

Jacobus de Cessolis

Caxton"s Game and playe of the chesse, 1474

a verbatim reprint of the first edition

by Jacobus de Cessolis

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Published by The British Chess Magazine in [St. Leonards-on-Sea .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by William E. A. Axon.
SeriesB. C. M. Classics reprints
ContributionsVignay, J. De, ca. 1300., Axon, William E. A. 1846-1913.
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxii, 201 p.
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22980718M

The Toll Gatherer, form William Caxton's 'Game and Playe of the Chesse' published in ; Black and White Illustration; Musicians playing in consort - two playing bass viol and one playing vielle Woodcut c by Joost Amman. And attorneyes of court,” who “ete they the peple,” in tractate three, chapter three; and, lastly, in tractate four, chapter one, a brief lament on “theeuis wyth in the royame or on the see”; in Caxton’s Game and Playe of the Chesse, ed. William E.A. Axon (; rpt. London: B.C.M. Classics Reprints, ), pp. 88, 95, and Author: William Kuskin.

William Caxton >The first English printer, William Caxton (), printed a total of >about different works. He also translated some 24 books, all but one of >which he printed. William Caxton said that he was born in the Weald [1] of Kent, but his exact birthplace is unknown. Noté /5. Retrouvez Caxton's Game and Playe of the Chesse, et des millions de livres en stock sur Achetez neuf ou d'occasionFormat: Broché.

In Scott's 'Antiquary,' 'Snuffy Davy' is stated to have bought a perfect copy of the 'Game of Chess,' the first book printed in England, for about two groschen, or twopence of our money. This he sold to Osborne for £20; it became Dr. Askew's property for 60 guineas, and at the Askew sale it realized £, the purchaser being George III. 2. 2nd edition of William Caxton's The Game and Playe of the Chesse, British Library. Transcription in: Henry Bradley, ed. Dialogues in French and English by William Caxton, London: Early English Text Society, , ,25, , 2. Isaac Pitman, ed., The Game of the Chesse: a moral treatise on the duties of life, Bath, ,


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Published inthis is the first book on chess ever published and one of the first books ever published anywhere in Europe on any subject. Get this from a library. Caxton's Game and playe of the chesse, A verbatim reprint of the first edition.

[Jacobus, de Cessolis; William Caxton; William E A Axon; Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)]. Caxton's Game and Playe of the Chesse, Game and Playe of the Chesse, Product Code: BIS Alternative Views: Description Published inthis is the first book on chess ever published and one of the first books ever published anywhere in Europe on any subject.

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Attributed by Caxton to Jean de Vignay, whose French version he translated into English. Goff C Hain-Copinger GW Ricci, S. Census of Caxtons, 18. Caxton's Game And Playe Of The Chesse, by William Caxton avg rating — 4 ratings — published — 14 editions.

He set up a press in Brugge aboutand the Recuyell, the first book printed in English, was published there in Caxton’s translation from the French of The Game and Playe of the Chesse (in which chess is treated as an allegory of life) was published in His second book, The Game and Playe of Chesse, from the Liber de ludo scacchorum of Jacobus de Cessolis through the French of Jehan de Vignay, was finished inand printed in ; the last book printed by Mansion and Caxton at Bruges was the Quatre derrenieres choses, an anonymous treatise usually known as De quattuor novissimis.

More editions of Caxton's Game And Playe Of The Chesse, Caxton's Game And Playe Of The Chesse, ISBN (. He set up a press in Bruges aboutand the Recueil, the first book printed in English, was published there in Caxton's translation from the French of ' The Game and Playe of the Chesse’ (in which chess is treated as an allegory of life) was published in His 2nd book, The Game and Playe of Chesse, from the Liber de ludo scacchorum of Jacobus de Cessolis through the French of Jehan de Vignay, was finished inand printed soon after.

The last book printed by Mansion and Caxton at Bruges was the Quatre derrenieres choses, an anonymous treatise usually known as De quattuor novissimis.

Page from the book The Game of the Chesse printed by William Caxton in An ornate portrait of William Caxton () who set up the first printing press in England in He was born in Kent and after schooling spent many years in Bruges and Holland, rising to an eminent position among his fellow merchants.

His second book, The Game and Playe of Chesse, from the Liber de ludo scacchorum of Jacobus de Cessolis through the French of Jehan de Vignay, was finished inand printed soon after; the last book printed by Mansion and Caxton at Bruges was the Quatre derrenieres choses, an anonymous treatise usually known as De quattuor novissimis.

Other Publisher. On 31 March –5 Caxton states that he completed another translation—‘The Game and Playe of the Chesse’—from Jean de Vignay's French version () of J. de Cessolis's ‘Ludus Scacchorum.’ This was the second English book printed.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. His second book, The Game and Playe of Chesse, from the Liber de ludo scacchorum of Jacobus de Cessolis through the French of Jehan de Vignay, was finished inand printed soon after; the last book printed by Mansion and Caxton at Bruges was the Quatre derrenieres choses, an anonymous treatise usually known as De quattuor novissimis.

Other. This, he decided, would be the first book he would try to print. So it was that, in the yearWilliam Caxton, then probably aged about fifty-two, printed his first book in English. He was delighted with the result.

And straight away he set up the type for his second book, The Game and Playe of Chesse. The Game and Playe of the Chesse. [Bruges: William Caxton, after 31 March ] This is the second book to be printed in the English language; it is also the second book printed by William Caxton, the first English printer.

It is believed that this. ( to William Caxton translated “The Game and Playe of Chesse” this being the first book printed in England. The list of his full works is numerous but a few titles would have included Chaucer, Gower, Lydgate and Malorys’ Morte Arthur .The Game of the chesse, by William Caxton, reproduced in facsimile from a copy in the British Museum, with a few remarks on Caxton's typographical productions, by Vincent Figgins () (The Cronycles of Englonde, with the dedes of popes and emperors, and also the descripcyon of Englonde, by William Caxton.) ().His second book, The Game and Playe of Chesse, from the Liber de ludo scacchorum of Jacobus de Cessolis through the French of Jehan de Vignay, was finished inand printed soon after; the last book printed by Mansion and Caxton at Bruges was the Quatre derrenieres choses, an anonymous treatise usually known as De quattuor novissimis.