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The Second Violin

Grace [Louise] S[mith] Richmond

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 five novels shown on the rear cover of the jacket, below, and two others. The size of the illustration was reduced in later editions so that the signature could no long be seen. Many of Grace Richmond's novels can be read online.




  First edition, thus

Bibliography code: HOD-19.2

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Series: Grace Richmond' novel

Year: [1919]

Format: 16 mo in two gatherings of 4 and 12 leaves

Pages: 254

Binding: Red cloth imprinted with H&S torch logo and vertical bars to right. Title, author and H&S logo imprinted, publisher in black on spine.

Size: 180 x 115 mm

Dust jacket: signed Blampied, lower margin, left

Internal illustrations: none

Price: 2 shillings

Printing history: Published March, 1905 by Doubleday, Page and Company

Printed by: Hazell Watson & Viney Ltd., London and Aylesbury

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Image of dust jacket

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