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J. de Cessolis. Dat scaecpel]. Hier beghint die prologus of die voirsprake van der bedudinghe op dat scaecspel. Manuscript in Dutch second half 15th century. 147 Folia. Shelf-number 70 H 33. Fol. 1r. L/N 4246.
J. de Cessolis. Dat scaecpel].

J. de Cessolis. Dat scaecpel]. Hier beghint die prologus of die voirsprake van der bedudinghe op dat scaecspel. Manuscript in Dutch second half 15th century. 147 Folia. Shelf-number 70 H 33. Fol. 1r. L/N 4246.

J. de Cessolis. Libro di givocho di scacchi. Firenze 1493. Shelf-number 171 F 34. Title-page. L/N 4241.
J. de Cessolis. Libro di givocho di scacchi

J. de Cessolis. Libro di givocho di scacchi. Firenze 1493. Shelf-number 171 F 34. Title-page. L/N 4241. J. de Cessolis. Libro di givocho di scacchi. Firenze 1493. Signatuur 171 F 34. Titelpagina. L/N 4241.

J. Publicius. Ars memoria. Venetiis 1482. Shelf-number 225 J 57. Last page. First printed image of a chessboard.Publicius. Ars memoria. Venetiis 1482. Signatuur 225 J 57. Laatste pagina. Eerste gedrukte afbeelding van een schaakbord.
J. Publicius. Ars memoria.

J. Publicius. Ars memoria. Venetiis 1482. Shelf-number 225 J 57. Last page. First printed image of a chessboard.

P. Damiano de Odemira. Questo libro e da imparare giocare a scacchi. Tercera edicion. Rome 1524. Shelf-number 225 J 43. Title-page.
P. Damiano de Odemira. Questo libro ...

P. Damiano de Odemira. Questo libro e da imparare giocare a scacchi. Tercera edicion. Rome 1524. Shelf-number 225 J 43. Title-page.

All eight 16th-century editions of Damiano's Questo libro de da imparare giocare a scacchi.
All eight 16th-century editions of Damiano's Questo ...

All eight 16th-century editions of Damiano's Questo libro de da imparare giocare a scacchi.

R. Lopez. Libro de la invencion liberal y arte del juego del axedrez. Alcala 1561. Shelf-number 972 G 71. Title-page. L/N 363.
R. Lopez. Libro de la invencion liberal ...

R. Lopez. Libro de la invencion liberal y arte del juego del axedrez. Alcala 1561. Shelf-number 972 G 71. Title-page. L/N 363.

G. Selenus (= August, Herzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg). Das Schach- oder König-Spiel. Lipsiae 1616. Shelf-number 59 C 7. Plate opposite p. 30. L/N 364. 364.
G. Selenus. Das Schach- oder König-Spiel.

G. Selenus (= August, Herzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg). Das Schach- oder König-Spiel. Lipsiae 1616. Shelf-number 59 C 7. Plate opposite p. 30. L/N 364. 364.

G. Greco. Trattato sopra la nobiltà des gioco di schacchi.
G. Greco. Trattato sopra la nobiltà des gioco di schacchi

G. Greco. Trattato sopra la nobiltà des gioco di schacchi. 270 fol. 160 x 110 mm. Manuscript written between ± 1625 and ± 1634. Dedication and introduction are written by a copyist, the chess problems supposedly by Greco himself. With printed title-page. Shelf-number 135 G 5. Title-page and fol. 37r and 38v.

A.D. Philidor. L’analyze des échecs. Londres 1749
A.D. Philidor. L’analyze des échecs. Londres 1749

A.D. Philidor. L’analyze des échecs. Londres 1749. Shelf-number 972 E 51. Title-page. L/N 444. First edition with the list of subscribers and the fruit bowl title ornament. A.D. Philidor. Analyse du jeu des échecs. Nouvelle édition considérablement augmentée. Londres 1777. Shelf-number 972 E 60. Title-page and frontispiece. L/N 450.

[E. del Rio]. Sopra il giuoco degli scacchi . Modena 1750.
[E. del Rio]. Sopra il giuoco degli scacchi . Modena 1750.

E. del Rio]. Sopra il giuoco degli scacchi . Modena 1750. Shelf-number 972 D 15. Title-page. L/N 515.

J. Strutt. Glig-gamena angel-deod, or, The sports and pastimes of the people of England. London 1801. Shelf-number 973 N 25. Frontispiece.
J. Strutt. Glig-gamena angel-deod ...

J. Strutt. Glig-gamena angel-deod, or, The sports and pastimes of the people of England. London 1801. Shelf-number 973 N 25. Frontispiece.

G.H. Verney. Chess eccentricities. London 1885. Shelf-number XSE 147. Title-page. L/N 4792.
G.H. Verney. Chess eccentricities

G.H. Verney. Chess eccentricities. London 1885. Shelf-number XSE 147. Title-page. L/N 4792.

Mrs. W.J. Baird (E.E.H. Winter-Wood). The twentieth century retractor, chess fantasies and letter problems. Being a selection of three hundred problems. London 1907. Shelf-number 363 A 12. Title-page and frontispiece. L/N 2577.
Mrs. W.J. Baird. The twentieth century retractor

Mrs. W.J. Baird (E.E.H. Winter-Wood). The twentieth century retractor, chess fantasies and letter problems. Being a selection of three hundred problems. London 1907. Shelf-number 363 A 12. Title-page and frontispiece. L/N 2577.

A.C. White. The solving of sui-mat
A.C. White. The solving of sui-mat

A.C. White. The solving of sui-mat. From: The Problem n° 16 (1914). A tale suggested by G. Meredith's "Shaving of Shagpat". Manuscript offered to Alain C. White by the Good Companions. Washington’s Birthday, 1919, Hamilton Court, Philadelphia. Shelf-number 135 G 14. Fol. 5r. L/N 2653.

M.G. Vida. The game of chess. Translated & printed by R.S. Lambert & introduced by R.C. Lambert & decorated with woodcuts by N. Lambert. [Wembley Hill], The Stanton Press, 1921. Signatuur 363 A 17. Plaat tegenover p. 30. L/N 4605.
M.G. Vida. The game of chess

M.G. Vida. The game of chess. Translated & printed by R.S. Lambert & introduced by R.C. Lambert & decorated with woodcuts by N. Lambert. [Wembley Hill], The Stanton Press, 1921. Shelf-number 363 A 17. Plate opposite p. 30. L/N 4605.

V. Sirin’ (= V. Nabokov). Zaščita Lužina. Berlin’ 1930. Shelf-number 360 F 179. Cover. L/N 4512.
V. Sirin’ (= V. Nabokov). Zaščita Lužina. Berlin’ 1930

V. Sirin’ (= V. Nabokov). Zaščita Lužina. Berlin’ 1930. Shelf-number 360 F 179. Cover. L/N 4512.

M. Duchamp et V. Halberstadt. Opposition et cases conjugées. Paris, Bruxelles 1932. Shelf-number 64 C 75. Title-page and p. 78. L/N 2273.
M. Duchamp et V. Halberstadt

M. Duchamp et V. Halberstadt. Opposition et cases conjugées. Paris, Bruxelles 1932. Shelf-number 64 C 75. Title-page and p. 78. L/N 2273.

A. Aljechin en M. Euwe. Aljechin-Euwe 1935.
A. Aljechin en M. Euwe. Aljechin-Euwe 1935

A. Aljechin en M. Euwe. Aljechin-Euwe 1935. De strijd om het wereldkampioenschap schaken, gespeeld in Nederland in 1935. Leiden 1936. Shelf-number 360 D 127. Half-title. L/N 5103. With autograph dedication of Aljechin and Euwe to H. Strick van Linschoten.

S. Gawlikowski. Pojedynki szachowych gigantów. Warszawa 1973. Shelf-number XSN 677. Cover
S. Gawlikowski. Pojedynki szachowych gigantów

S. Gawlikowski. Pojedynki szachowych gigantów. Warszawa 1973. Shelf-number XSN 677. Cover

S. Zweig. Schachnovelle. Farbholzschitten von E. Rehder. Hamburg 1996. Shelf-number 973 N 38.
S. Zweig. Schachnovelle

S. Zweig. Schachnovelle. Farbholzschitten von E. Rehder. Hamburg 1996. Shelf-number 973 N 38.