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Le Grand Trictrac, ou méthode facile pour apprendre sans maître la marche, les termes, les règles, et une grande partie des finesses de ce Jeu, enrichie de 288 planches ou Figures, avec les décisions des cas particuliers. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée

by Soumille, Bernard Laurent

Early

Price: $900.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: 004345
  • Format:
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Illustrator: Illustrated
  • Edition: Early
  • Publisher: De Hansy, le jeune
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1766
  • Keywords: HISTORY OF BACKGAMMON MAGRIEL

Paris: De Hansy, le jeune, 1766. Paris: De Hansy, le jeune, 1766. Third edition of an early backgammon book, the first in 1738 being the only one to bear the name of the author. Stated corrected edition from 1754, in French.. Full calf binding elaborate stamped with gold on spine with 6 faux comparments, paste-on leather label. 357 pp. [2 approval by censors]. Beautiful multicolor marble endpapers. Illustrated throughout (288 illustrations) with backgammon positions. "Avec Approbation et Privilege du Roi" with illustration of the sun king on the title page. Tail decorations. Rubbing to edges of boards, half-title clipped. From the collection of Paul Magriel, World Champion. Very good plus condition.. Early. Full Leather. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.