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Philidor, Andre Danican."
Analyse du jeu des echecs. Avec une nouvelle notation abregee et des planches ou se trouve figuree la situation de jeu pour les renvois et les fins de parties. Nouvelle edition. Paris, Chez Causette (colophon: Strasbourg, printed by Amand Koenig), 1820. 12mo. With engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, 42 full-page colour-printed plates and numerous chess-notations in text. Contemporary half morocco."
1727. Xx, 148 pp.New edition of the analysis of the game of chess by the famous French composer and chess player Francois Andre Danican, called Philidor (1727-1795), first published at London in 1749. In 1803 Philidor's book was renewed by Montigny, who introduced a more concise chess notation. The present edition contains a large number of plates with chess positions, also by Montigny. The chess boards on the charming plates are printed in green and white, and the chess pieces indicated by capitals in black and red. Philidor's book, a practical manual, became very popular and was many times republished and translated into almost every European language.Hinges weak, some occasional minor foxing. Good copy.l Bibl. Van der Linden-Niermeijeriana 456; Cat. Schaakboekerij Niemeijer 1799; Coll. Rimington-Wilson 1085."
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