141 pages with diagrams. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. Edited by George Hume. White's Christmas series number 42 with greeting tipped-in. (Betts: 32-31) First edition. Contains 150 problems, mainly two and three move direct mates with some self-mates, with solutions pages 117-137 and indexes of composers and problems. Pentti Sola compiled A Collection of Problems by Finnish Composers in 1934 and it was published in the Christmas Series. He directed the problems section of Suomen Shakki from 1933 until 1936. He composed direct mates and helpmates and was considered as one of the greatest Finnish chess composers. Condition: Corners and spine heal bumped, touch of summing to head edge else a better than very good copy.