White to Play. A Collection of Complete Block Two-Movers

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Author: White, Alain Campbell (1880-1951)

Year: 1913

Publisher: The Chess Amateur

Place: Stroud

Description:

123 pages with diagrams and indexes. Duodecimo (6 1/4" x 5") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. A C White's Christmas series with Christmas greetings tipped in. (Betts: 35-3) First edition.

100 examples of blocks by various composers, classified in 4 main sections: Block (sub-divided by king key, queen key, etc. Changed-mate blocks (sub-divided by type of key). Added-mate blocks (sub-divided by type of key). Block-threats (sub-divided by type of key). There is a 10 page introduction by White, solutions and an index of composers.

Condition:

Old book seller's tag to front inner hinge paste down, spine ends bumped else a very good copy.