Lanci (Michelangelo) Trattato Teorico-Pratico del Giuoco di Dama, 2 vol., steel engraved frontispiece depicting a chessboard, light, marginal staining throughout in vol. 1, first gathering loose, tiny wormholes at gutter, private library stamp to titles, original blue printed wrappers, vol. 1 featuring inscription in ink reading “Esemplare ricorretto dall'autore. Roma 2 Luglio 1867”, margins sunned, a little spotting and damp staining, spines rubbed, 8vo, n.p., Rome, 1837 (2)
***Scarce edition on draughts, describing origins, rules and different styles of the game. Our copy features a few authorial corrections.
Estimated at £200 - £300