Frances Charlotte Slater (1862-1947) was a South African who wrote 18 romantic novels under the pseudonym 'F. Bancroft' between 1906 and 1933, many set in the Eastern Cape.
This dust jacket might be by Blampied, because the horse is well drawn and he liked to use what he called 'notes' of colour, such as the red on the woman's hat and cardigan. But I could be wrong. Please let me know if you have a copy with the whole jacket, here.
First U.K. edition
Bibliography code: HOD-15.?
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Binding: Green cloth with title in yellow encircling yellow silhouette of woman's head. Yellow lines around edge of cover. Title, author in gold at top of spine with two lines leading down to publisher in yellow at bottom.
Size: 190 x 130 mm
Dust jacket: no signature seen
Internal illustrations: none
Price: 6 shillings
Printing history: not known
Printed by: not known
Image of dust jacket (click to enlarge)
Notes: Advertised in The Bookman, Special Xmas Number, 1915, and illustrated. Price 6/-.