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Three problems with end of explanations in main hand.

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Title
Three problems with end of explanations in main hand.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Diagrams of chess problems

Dates / Origin
Date Created: ca. 1424?
Place: Italy?
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 158
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Bequeathed by Gustavus A. Pfeiffer.
Content: De Ricci, Supplement, 330. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Pratesi article, in library dossier.
Content: 3 chess boards drawn per page, with column of explanation in outside margin. Ruled in red pen. Catchword on f. 11v. Prickings visible.
Content: Paper
Content: Guest says late 14th or early 15th century. Pratesi, in ref to watermark: "Quel marchio specifico risalirebbe al 1470 ma il tipo e` attestato a Fabriano dal 1424 e personalmente limiterei la datazione della copia in esame alla prima meta del secolo." (63)
Content: F. Pratesi: unlike most medieval books of chess problems, is not strictly organized by # of moves. Identifies exemplar as a ms of the type "Civis Bononiae." Gives specific information on the copying and unusual organization of this collection (65-6).
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 266e1530-c5cd-012f-b32b-58d385a7bc34
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Three problems with end of explanations in main hand.