De ludo schacorum

author: Jacobus, de Cessolis, active 1288-1322.


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 154

General Information

Title De ludo schacorum
Shelfmarks MS Typ 154
Material vellum
Place of Origin Italy
Script, Hands

Written in a diminutive rotunda hand in 2 columns, in black ink with initial letters and paragraph marks in red and blue.

General Remarks

1 or more leaves are wanting after f. 10.

Current Condition

Dimensions 21 cm
More about the Current Condition

Bound in 19th-century vellum.

Book Decoration and Musical Notation


There are 1 historiated initial (f. 1r) and 6 miniatures in the style of the Bolognese school.


  • Content Item
    • Persons Jacobus, de Cessolis, active 1288-1322.
    • Text Language Latin
    • Title De ludo scachorum


  • Bond and Faye, 264.