Uncanny Artist Ephemera and Objects for Artists and Collectors
  • 1893 Book Cover from His Father or A Mother's Legacy

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    This is the 1893 Book Cover from His Father or A Mother's Legacy, written by Silas K. Hocking and published by Frederick Warne and Co. of London and New York.  Each cover measures 7.375" high by 4.625" wide and is connected by a 1.25" spine.  The front cover shows the gilt silhouette of a young man with a hobo-style kerchief on a stick, who is walking toward a black outlined house with a gilt light in the window in the distance.  The bottom leaf design with arch is imprinted and inked in black and spans part of both covers, as well as the spine.  Title, author and reference to the author's previous books are gilt on both front cover and spine.  The interior has a tan and white interwoven design, which refers to the publisher (a "W" and a horseshoe with wings).  On the inside of the front cover is a Reward of Merit sticker for Maud Valentine from St. Paul's Bennett Street Sunday School, Manchester, June 1893.  This 1893 Book Cover from His Father or A Mother's Legacy is in better than good condition; some edge wear.  Ideal for art project.