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Creator:
Stamma, Philip.
Title(s):

Stamma on the game of chess : containing numerous openings of games, and one hundred critical situations illustrated on coloured diagrams : a new and improved edition, with notes and remarks / by William Lewis ...

Edition:
Second edition.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for T. and J. Allman ... and sold by Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy ..., and Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh, 1819.
Physical Description:
xii, 337, [1] p.,. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1317 S7 1819
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title vignette.
Chess diagrams are printed in green, red and black.
This is a very early use of color printing for a practical rather than aesthetic purpose. cf. R. McLean's V̲i̲c̲t̲o̲r̲i̲a̲n̲ b̲o̲o̲k̲ d̲e̲s̲i̲g̲n̲ (p. 35) who incorrectly cites Lewis's C̲h̲e̲s̲s̲ f̲o̲r̲ b̲e̲g̲i̲n̲n̲e̲r̲s̲ (1835) as the earliest.
Subject Terms:
Allman, T. and J. -- Publisher.
Baldwin, Cradock and Joy -- Publisher.
Bell Bradfute -- Publisher.
Chess.
Color printing.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1819.
Contributors:
Lewis, William, 1787-1870.
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