Author: Locock, Charles Dealtry (1862-1946)
Publisher: Chess Amateur
75 pages with diagrams. Duodecimo (6" x 4 3/4") issued in red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. (Betts: 33-48) First edition.
A miscellaneous collection, comprising some direct mates (3 two-movers, 24 three-movers, 1 five-mover) and some heterdox problems (2 self-mates, 3 retractors, 3 help-mates, 4 assorted unorthodox problems, 30 "synthetic" problems).
Some internal fingering, spine dulled and sunned, points lightly rubbed, previous owner's name on front end paper, some discoloring to cover else a very good copy issued without dust jacket.