The Game of the Chesse. WILLIAM CAXTON, VINCENT FIGGINS.
The Game of the Chesse
The Game of the Chesse

The Game of the Chesse

[London]: [John Russell Smith], (1855). First Edition of the Facsimile. Hardcover. Quarto. 8.5 x 11.25 in. 167, [3 blanks], 13, [1 blank], [1], [1 blank], [1], [3 blanks] pp. With black & white facsimile reproductions of 24 woodcuts from the 1482 Caxton edition, wonderful chessboard patterned endpapers, title in red. A good solid copy in original full brown morocco somewhat rubbed and skinned with a double strapwork effect with double bosses together with Caxton's initials in relief on both covers and two original metal clasps (bottom pin missing) to the fore-edge, all edges red. Item #32832

Vincent Figgins's splendid facsimile of the 1482 Westminster Caxton edition produced to benefit The Printers' Almshouses at Wood Green, Tottenham.

Price: $1,000.00

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