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The House that Jill Built

Ethel Carnie Holdsworth

Ethel Carnie Holdsworth (1886-1962) was a working-class writer, feminist, and socialist activist from Lancashire. Although Herbert Jenkins published six of her novels, only one copy of one novel is available for sale on the internet in March 2020. Only one of her novels is available on the Online Books Page. More information about her and one of her novels can be found here.

This dust jacket is known only from Blampied's album of jackets. The catalogue entry on Jisc states: D.j. design by [Illegible]. No it's not, it's signed 'Blam'.

First edition

Bibliography code: JEN-20.1

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins

Series: none

Year: 1920

Format: 8vo

Pages: 318

Binding: Title and 'By the Author of Helen of Four Gates' in black within box. Spine: title, by the author of etc, publisher. Rear: publisher's logo

Size: 190 x 130 mm

Dust jacket: signed Blam, lower left

Internal illustrations: none

Price: 7 shillings 6 pence

Printing history: none stated

Printed by: not known


Image of dust jacket

Front panel of dust jacket from Blampied's personl album (click to enlarge)