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LOT 34

Lot 34

François-André Danican Philidor

François-André Danican Philidor
Lot 34 Details
François-André Danican Philidor


12mo, the frontispiece with Francesco Bartolozzi's engraved profile portrait of the chess master, German edition, published by Carl Wilhelm Ettinger, Gotha
7.5 x 5 in — 19.1 x 12.7 cm

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $72
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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François-André Danican Philidor
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LOT 34

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
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  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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