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Book Number 3019 
Author Bernard Laurent Soumille 
Title Le Grand Trictrac ou methode facile pour apprendre sans maitre la marche, les termes, les regles, Et une grande partie des finesses de ce Jeu, enrichie de 270. Planches ou Figures, avec les decisions des cas particuliers. 
Date c. 1756 
Publisher Giffart 
Place of Publication Paris 
Volume Information  
Cover Contemporary full speckled calf, spine in six compartments of raised bands and gilt floral motifs, gilt red morocco label on 2, edges tinted red, endpapers marbled.  
Illustration Title page with publisher's device. Profusely illustrated with many in-text woodcuts depicting various positions and tactics in backgammon. 
Size 8vo 
Condition An excellent example in full decorative speckled calf, text and plates are clean and crisp. 
Pagination P. (3), title, blank, preface iii-vi, 1-318, index 319-323, privilege (1), (3). 
Reference OCLC found only 4 copies of this edition in libraries.  
Translation Info  
Notes Text in French. Soumille was a member of the Paris Academy, and he published this famous treatise in 1739 in Avignon. A second, revised edition was published the same year as this Paris edition.  
Price (US$) 575  
Short Description Book Pastimes, Games & Amusements General; 
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