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    [Games]. Cecina Rica and [Pablo] Fergel. Medula Eutropelica Calculatoria... Madrid, 1759. The rare third edition of this manual on checkers.

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    Sixteenmo. [xvi], 184 pages. With an intertextual woodcut of a checkerboard. Bound in nineteenth-century full red mottled calf, boards decoratively ruled in gilt, spine tooled in gilt in compartments, four raised bands, black gilt morocco lettering label, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endleaves. Binding somewhat worn, some moderate foxing in text, a few upper margins trimmed a bit close. Still, a good copy of this expanded and revised manual on checkers.  We've been unable to find any evidence of this book appearing at auction before now.

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    October, 2013
    17th Thursday
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