State Library of Victoria > La Trobe Journal

No 74 Spring 2004

The first scholarly account of the history of chess, which concludes that the game originated in India. Thomas Hyde, Mandragorias seu Historia shahiludii. 1694. *S 794.1 H98M. Rare Book Collection. [book page with engraving]

The first scholarly account of the history of chess, which concludes that the game originated in India. Thomas Hyde, Mandragorias seu Historia shahiludii. 1694. *S 794.1 H98M. Rare Book Collection.