Grace S. Richmond (1866-1959) was an American novelist. She was born Grace Louise Smith in Rhode Island and in 1887 married Dr. Nelson Guernsey Richmond. She wrote more than 20, mostly romantic, novels. Blampied designed the jacket of all the novels listed on the rear cover of the jacket, below. The size of the illustration was reduced in later editions so that the signature was cut off and could no long be seen. Many of Grace Richmond's novels can be read online.
First edition, thus
Bibliography code: HOD-20.2
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Series: Grace Richmond's novel
Format: 16 mo
Binding: Red cloth with impressed H&S, vertical lines and drapery. Title, author, logo and published in black on the spine.
Size: 183 x 115 mm
Dust jacket: signed Blam in white, lower centre
Internal illustrations: none
Price: 2 shillings
Printing history: not stated
Printed by: Wyman & Sons Ltd., London, Readng and Fakenham
Notes: The accession date of the copy in the Bodleian is 15 October 1920
Image of dust jacket of a later edition (click to enlarge)