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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 190

    FRANCOIS ANDRE DANICAN, known as "PHILIDOR"

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    FRANCOIS ANDRE DANICAN, known as "PHILIDOR"

    Chess Analysed. London: J. Nourse and P. Vaillant, 1762. 8°, contemporary calf (neatly rebacked, light rubbing, one corner with old repair). Provenance: John Symmons (1701-1764, his probable ownership inscription at head of title, dated 1763; bookplate, presumably that of his grandson, John Symmons, the lawyer and classicist, who lived 1780/81-1842).

    Second English edition of Analyze des échecs, 1749.


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