Author: White, Alain Campbell (1880-1951) from the library of Edgar Holladay
Publisher: The Chess Amateur
269 pages. Small Octavo. Issued in red cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine. From the library of problemist Edgar Holladay. Christmas series volume XIII for 1911. (Betts: 31-7) First edition.
Introduction and table of contents in English and German; remaining text in English. The introduction contains an account of the origin of the en passant move in chess, and a history, description and appreciation of its use in problems. There follow 100 groups of 5 problems by various composers, with solutions and notes on the compositions and themes. Includes an index of composers.
From the library of problemist Edgar Holladay with his notes through out. Spine separated at heal half way up, corners bumped, spine sunned, shaken. A good association copy of a scarce title in the series.