"All the World's a Chess Board" The first printed book mentioning the chess play
Summa collationum, sive communiloquium.
Cologne: Ulrich Zell, 1470. Cologne: Ulrich Zell, c. 1470. 4to (210 x 145 mm). 262 unnumbered and unsigned leaves (complete). Collation: [a-z8 A-I8 K6]. Gothic Type in 27 lines. Red-painted lombards. Contemporary South German calf binding over wooden boards with fine single stamps (flower pot, two-headed eagle, krowned Maria initials)..... More