Nouvelle Academie Universelle des Jeux - 1721

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La Plus Nouvelle Academie Universelle des Jeux, Leide 1721. L/N 3419. Second volume of a two volume set, but chess was covered (pages 1-206) only in this volume. Frontispiece engraving, coloured title page, 11 pages of prelims, folding plate of chess pieces, dedication, 5 more pages of prelims + 430 pages. There is also a folding plate related to backgammon – between pages 218 and 219. Bound in full brown leather, with gilt spine and raised bands.