1855 Forbes: Observations on the Origin and Progress of Chess

Forbes, Duncan (1798-1868)
Observations on the origin and progress of chess : containing a brief account of the theory and practice of the Chaturaṅga, the primæval game of the Hindus, also of the Shatranj, the mediæval game of the Persians and Arabs ; the whole founded on Oriental sources, and intended as an outline of the history of the game from its first invention in India till the sixteenth century of our era / by Duncan Forbes. - London : Sercombe and Jack, 1855. - 50 S.

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