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The theory of chess : a treatise in which the principles and maxims of this game, or rather science, are clearly and concisely explained, as concisely at least, as it might be advisable to attempt : including directions for playing, modelled and arranged in an original manner ... Preview this item
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The theory of chess : a treatise in which the principles and maxims of this game, or rather science, are clearly and concisely explained, as concisely at least, as it might be advisable to attempt : including directions for playing, modelled and arranged in an original manner ...

Author: Peter Pratt; Samuel Bagster; Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: London : Printed for the author, and sold by Samuel Bagster ..., 1799.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pratt, Peter, active 1799-1822.
Theory of chess.
London : Printed for the author, and sold by Samuel Bagster ..., 1799
(OCoLC)656637972
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Pratt; Samuel Bagster; Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 5530997
Notes: Anonymous. By Peter Pratt. Cf. ESTC.
" ... For the use of those whom the celebrity of chess has inspired with a wish to become acquainted with it, but who, not having access to any professor, have no better way of acquiring the rudiments than a recourse to publications on the subject."
Description: x, [2], 107, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. (8vo)

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