Lady's Magazine - Morals of Chess by Ben Franklin - 1792

 
     
     
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Lady's Magazine, Morals of Chess by Ben Franklin, 1792

Ben Franklin's famous essay, Morals of Chess, was first published in The Columbian Magazine in 1786. I have an original copy of that publication. His essay was published many times in subsequent years, in other publications. This particular publication, though, is virtually unknown; I know of only one other original copy.

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