Twiss - History of Chess - 1787

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R. Twiss - Chess.... Vol 1 (of 2). London 1787.
Description: London (Robinson) 1787. II + 194 pages + 1 leaf Errata. Contemporary halfleather with marbled boards.

"A compilation of all the anecdotes and quotations that could be found relative to the game of chess, with an account of all the chess - books which could be procured" (Foreword).

This is the second copy of Twiss' book in my collection.