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Chess.- Lolli (Giovanni Battista)

Chess.- Lolli (Giovanni Battista)

Osservazioni teorico-pratiche sopra il giuoco degli scacchi ossia il giuoco degli scacchi esposto nel suo miglior lume… opera novissima, woodcut printer’s device on title, tailpieces, foxing throughout, contemporary 'carta rustica', later handpapers and printed label, soiled, [VDL Geschichte I, p. 372; Schachlitteratur 1589 1 1763], folio, S. Tommaso d’Aquino, Bologna, 1763.

*** One of the fundamental Italian texts on the game of chess. Giambattista Lolli (1698 – 1769) was an Italian chess player and one of the most important chess theoreticians of his time.

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