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Three problems with later hands and numbering, drawing.

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Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.

Diagrams of chess problems

Dates / Origin
Date Created: ca. 1424?
Place Term: Italy?
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 158
Notes
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

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
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 27079db0-c5cd-012f-41c3-58d385a7bc34

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  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Three problems with later hands and numbering, drawing.