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China — Chen Xiyi | Xiyu Miju [Secret (Chess) Strategies of Xiyi]. 1864

China — Chen Xiyi | Xiyu Miju [Secret (Chess) Strategies of Xiyi]. 1864

China — Chen Xiyi | Xiyu Miju [Secret (Chess) Strategies of Xiyi]. 1864

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China — Chen Xiyi

Xiyi Miju [Secret (Chess) Strategies of Xiyi]. No Place: Weigen Zhai, dated Jiazi year of the Tongzhi reign, corresponding to 1864


One volume in eight parts, xylographic printing on rice paper, wrappers, each inscribed 'Treatise on Chess' in English, some leaves detached, occasional creasing


PROVENANCE:

Philip Robinson; sale of his Chinese library, Sotheby's, London, 22 November 1988, lot 173

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