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ANALYSIS OF THE GAME OF CHESS, TO WHICH IS ADDED, SEVERAL PARTIES, PLAYED BY THE AUTHOR BLINDFOLDED AGAINST THREE ADVERSARIES [2 VOLUMES BOUND AS 1] [1790]

By: François-André Danican Philidor

Price: $535.75

Publisher: London, NJ, P. Elmsly, 1790


18th Century; Third Edition; "A New Edition, Improved and Greatly Enlarged." Rebound [probably later 18th C], in forest green cloth with gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce early work on the game of Chess, containing volumes one and two. François-André Danican Philidor (September 7, 1726 - August 31, 1795) was a French composer who contributed to the early development of the opéra comique. He was also regarded as the best chess player of his age. P... View more info