Silas K. Hocking (illustrated by Florence Reason), "In Spite Of Fate" (c.1900-10) - Edwardian hardback fiction book
Silas K. Hocking (illustrated by Florence Reason), "In Spite Of Fate" (c.1900-10) - Edwardian hardback fiction book
Silas K. Hocking (illustrated by Florence Reason), "In Spite Of Fate" (c.1900-10) - Edwardian hardback fiction book
Silas K. Hocking (illustrated by Florence Reason), "In Spite Of Fate" (c.1900-10) - Edwardian hardback fiction book
Silas K. Hocking (illustrated by Florence Reason), "In Spite Of Fate" (c.1900-10) - Edwardian hardback fiction book

Silas K. Hocking (illustrated by Florence Reason), "In Spite Of Fate" (c.1900-10) - Edwardian hardback fiction book

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Early edition of 1897 "pulp Methodist" novel, partly set in Cornwall - FREE UK P&P
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Silas K. Hocking (illustrated by Florence Reason), "In Spite Of Fate" (c.1900-10) - Edwardian hardback fiction book
 
Silas K. Hocking (with illustrations by Florence Reason), "In Spite of Fate" (London and New York, Frederick Warne & Co., first published 1897; this edition undated but appears c.1900-10). Edwardian hardback fiction book (brown cloth boards with bevelled edges, gilt titles and embossed decoration to front and spine), 408pp plus illustrations and four-page list of the author's "Popular Works", measuring approximately 13.8 x 20.2 x 3.5cm (5.45 x 7.95 x 1.4in). In this partly Cornwall-set novel by the elder of the brothers Silas and Joseph Hocking - Cornish-born novelists whose "pulp Methodist" fiction enjoyed great popularity in its day - the hero, Jack, foils a scheme of revenge plotted by a band of gypsies against a gentleman who had caused one of their number to be justly imprisoned.
 
No dustjacket; there is some age wear to the cover including marking, discoloration, scratches, scuffs, and wear and bumping to edges and corners; the inside covers and endpapers are browned with age, and the pages are discoloured with tanning to edges, some marks, creases, indentations, the odd slight tear, and moderate edge and corner wear.
 
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Brand Frederick Warne & Co.
Code 5/188
Condition Used