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Good companion (Bonus socius) : XIIIth century manuscript collection of chess problems / illustrated with coloured frontispiece, and thirty-eight full page reproductions from original manuscript ; to which is added a short narrative of Jacobus Cessolis and the two French champions Philidor and La Bourdonnais ... ; edited by James F. Magee, jr., of Philadelphia.

Author/Creator:
Magee, James F. (James Francis), 1867-
Other Title:
Bonus socius.
Publication:
Florence : Printed by the Tipografia Giuntina ..., 1910.
Format/Description:
Book
68 p., [51] leaves of plates (one folded) : ill., facsims. ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
Cessolis, Jacobus de.
Philidor, François André Danican, known as, 1726-1795.
La Bourdonnais, L. C. de (Louis Charles), 1796?-1840.
Chess problems.
Local subjects:
Chron. -- CHR -- 1910.
Notes:
"Only a limited number of volumes of this edition has been printed."
The manuscript has been wrongly attributed to Nicholaus St. Nicholai. cf. p. 6.
Contains:
Biblioteca nazionale centrale (Florence, Italy) Manuscript. Banco dei rari, B.A. 6, p. 2, no. 1
OCLC:
225173
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