Late 17th-century French calf with tooled back in green morocco case lettered: Treatise on Chess, Backgammon, etc. French Ms. on vellum - saec. XIV.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
182 leaves (1 column, varying number of lines up to 25 per page), bound : vellum, ill. ; 240 x 170 mm
Owned in the 17th century by De Vaubouton (signature on fol. 146v); Sir Andrew Fountaine (1676-1753) of Narford Hall, Norfolk; his sale (London, 1902, no. 202) to Quaritch; Richard Bennett, Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 110; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).