SOUMILLE, Bernard Laurent
Le Grand Trictrac, ou methode facile pour apprendre sans maitre le marche, les termes, les regles, et une grande partie des finesses de ce Jeu ... Nouvelle Edition
Paris: De Hansy, 1766. 8vo. xvi, 357, pp. Numerous woodcut illustrations. Half-title.
Contemporary calf, spine with raised bands in six compartments, morocco lettering piece in the second, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers
Expanded third edition, illustrated with numerous board setups, of an important description of the game of trictrac, similar to backgammon.
Written by the French engineer, mathematician and theologian Soumille, the work was first published in 1738.
Querard IX, 230. Hargrave 208. OCLC 6968861 u. 52793714. Barbier II, 565 c. BN 175, 954.