Author: Greco, Giaccino (1600-1634)
Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd
xxiv+246 pages with tables, diagrams and bibliography. Duodecimo (6" x 4 1/2") issued in red cloth with embossed gilt lettering to spine and embossed lettering to cover. Translated from French editions and edited by Louis Hoffman, with a bibliography of Greco by J A Leon. British chess handbooks. (Betts: 13-48) 1st edition.
An edition of a 1620 Greco manuscript, comprising 77 "games", i.e. analysis in various openings, sometimes with variations; also 13 end game positions. Included notes by editor.
Corners bumped, some soiling and staining to cover, some occasional minor marginal notation, else a very good copy issued without jacket.