, 7-235 pages with frontispiece portrait, diagrams, six plates and index. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Edited by George Hume and Alain White. Translations by J Schumer. A C White's Christmas series number 27 with Christmas greeting tipped in. Post card from Buschke (signed) to A M S Dickins laid-in. (Betts: 32-24). First edition. 246 assorted problems by various Swiss composers, with biographical notes, solutions, and commentary on each item. Includes portraits of seven composers and index of composers. Anthony Stewart Mackay Dickins was a fairy chess problem composer and Albrecht Buschke a publisher and seller of rare and collectible chess books. Condition: Post card laid-in. Corners bumped, spine gilt dulled else a very good copy.