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Game and Playe of the Chesse A Verbatim Reprint of the First Edition, 1474

By active 1288-1322 de Cessolis Jacobus, William Caxton
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  • CAXTON'S
  • GAME AND PLAYE OF THE CHESSE.
  • 1474.
    • A VERBATIM REPRINT OF THE FIRST EDITION.
    • WITH AN INTRODUCTION
    • BY
    • WILLIAM E.A. AXON, M.R.S.L.
      • "And ther was founde by clerkes full prudentĀ  Of the chesse the play most glorious."
        • JOHN LYDGATE.
      • JOHN LYDGATE.
      • LONDON: ELLIOT STOCK, 62, PATERNOSTER ROW, E.C. 1883.
    • "And ther was founde by clerkes full prudentĀ  Of the chesse the play most glorious."
      • JOHN LYDGATE.
    • JOHN LYDGATE.
    • LONDON: ELLIOT STOCK, 62, PATERNOSTER ROW, E.C. 1883.
    • CONTENTS
      • INTRODUCTION.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • THE GAME OF THE CHESSE.
      • Dedication to the Duke of Clarence
      • Prologue to second edition
      • BOOK I.
      • BOOK II.
      • BOOK III.
      • BOOK IV.
      • GLOSSARY
      • INDEX
    • Dedication to the Duke of Clarence
    • Prologue to second edition
    • BOOK I.
    • BOOK II.
    • BOOK III.
    • BOOK IV.
    • GLOSSARY
    • INDEX
    • INTRODUCTION
    • COLONNA.
    • CESSOLES.
  • THE GAME OF CHESSE
    • [DEDICATION.]
    • [PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION.]
    • [TABLE.]
    • BOOK I.
      • This first chapiter of the first tractate sheweth under what kynge the play of the chesse was founden and maad.:.
      • This second chapitre of the first tra3tate sheweth who fonde first the playe of the chesse.
      • The thirde chapitre of the first tractate treteth wherfore the playe was founden and maad.
    • This first chapiter of the first tractate sheweth under what kynge the play of the chesse was founden and maad.:.
    • This second chapitre of the first tra3tate sheweth who fonde first the playe of the chesse.
    • The thirde chapitre of the first tractate treteth wherfore the playe was founden and maad.
    • BOOK II.
      • The seconde tractate/ the first chapiter treteth of the forme of a kynge of his maners and of his estate.
      • The seconde chapitre of the seconde book treteth of the forme and maners of the Quene.
      • The thirde chapitre of the seconde tractate treteth of the alphyns her offices and maners.
      • The fourth chapitre of the seconde book treteth of the ordre of cheualerye and knyghthode and of her offices and maners.
      • The fyfthe chapitre of the second book of the forme and maners of the rooks.
    • The seconde tractate/ the first chapiter treteth of the forme of a kynge of his maners and of his estate.
    • The seconde chapitre of the seconde book treteth of the forme and maners of the Quene.
    • The thirde chapitre of the seconde tractate treteth of the alphyns her offices and maners.
    • The fourth chapitre of the seconde book treteth of the ordre of cheualerye and knyghthode and of her offices and maners.
    • The fyfthe chapitre of the second book of the forme and maners of the rooks.
    • BOOK III.
      • The thirde tractate of the offices of the comyn peple. The fyrst chapitre is of the office of the labourers and werkemen.
      • The seconde chapitre of the thirde tractate treteth of the forme and maner of the second pawne and of the maner of smyth.
      • The thirde chapitre of the thirde book treteth of the office of notaryes aduocats skryueners and drapers or clothmakers.
      • The fourth chapitre of the thirde book treteth of the maner of the fourth pawn and of the marchants or changers.
      • This fifth chapitre of the thirde book treteh of phisiciens spicers and Apotyquarys.
      • The sixthe chapitre of the thirde book treteth of the sixth pawn/ whiche is lykened to tauerners hostelers and vitayllers.
      • The seventh chapitre of the thirde Tractate treteth of kepars of townes customers and tolle gaderers &c.
      • This chapitre of the thirder book treteth of Rybauldis players of dyse and messagers and corrours
    • The thirde tractate of the offices of the comyn peple. The fyrst chapitre is of the office of the labourers and werkemen.
    • The seconde chapitre of the thirde tractate treteth of the forme and maner of the second pawne and of the maner of smyth.
    • The thirde chapitre of the thirde book treteth of the office of notaryes aduocats skryueners and drapers or clothmakers.
    • The fourth chapitre of the thirde book treteth of the maner of the fourth pawn and of the marchants or changers.
    • This fifth chapitre of the thirde book treteh of phisiciens spicers and Apotyquarys.
    • The sixthe chapitre of the thirde book treteth of the sixth pawn/ whiche is lykened to tauerners hostelers and vitayllers.
    • The seventh chapitre of the thirde Tractate treteth of kepars of townes customers and tolle gaderers &c.
    • This chapitre of the thirder book treteth of Rybauldis players of dyse and messagers and corrours
    • BOOK IV.
      • The fourth tractate & the last of the progression and draughtes of the forsayd playe of the chesse.
      • The first chapitre of the fourth tractate of the chesse borde in genere how it is made.
      • The seconde chaitre of the fourth tractate tretheth of the draught of the kynge/ And how he meuyth hym in the chequer.
      • The seconde chapiter of the fourth book of the quene and how she yssueth oute of her place.
      • The fourth chapitre of the fourth book Is of the yssuynge of the Alphyn.
      • The fyfth chapitre of the fourth Tractate Is of the meuynge of the knyghtes.
      • The sixt chapitre of the fourth tractate treleth of the yssue of the rooks and of her progression.
      • The seuenth chapitre of the fourth book treteth of the yssue of the comyn peple &c.
      • The eyght chapitre and the last of the fourth book of the epilogacion and recapitulation of this book.
    • The fourth tractate & the last of the progression and draughtes of the forsayd playe of the chesse.
    • The first chapitre of the fourth tractate of the chesse borde in genere how it is made.
    • The seconde chaitre of the fourth tractate tretheth of the draught of the kynge/ And how he meuyth hym in the chequer.
    • The seconde chapiter of the fourth book of the quene and how she yssueth oute of her place.
    • The fourth chapitre of the fourth book Is of the yssuynge of the Alphyn.
    • The fyfth chapitre of the fourth Tractate Is of the meuynge of the knyghtes.
    • The sixt chapitre of the fourth tractate treleth of the yssue of the rooks and of her progression.
    • The seuenth chapitre of the fourth book treteth of the yssue of the comyn peple &c.
    • The eyght chapitre and the last of the fourth book of the epilogacion and recapitulation of this book.
    • GLOSSARY
    • INDEX
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