A Selection of Games at Chess, Actually Played by Philidor and His Contemporaries: Now First Published from the Original Manuscripts ; with Notes and Additions

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Sherwood, Gilbert, & Piper, 1835 - 110 páginas
 

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Página 77 - KP two squares 2 K. Kt. to B. third 3 KB to QB fourth 4 QBP one square , 5 QP two squares 6 P.
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Página 53 - ... as a mark of refpecS to the immortal name of Philidor." So we are informed by Mr. Walker. f I wifh he had not added, that "it was difgraceful to them, that no funeral tablet was erected, to point out the place of his reft." I wifh he had not charged "the great, the noble, the wealthy...
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