|The pictures below show larger views of this 1800s Frank Fielding or Debts and Difficulties By Agnes Veitch Hard Back Book. Both covers, and binding edge have the title embossed. This book does not have a copyright date, but we have seen that the book is from 1864. Tthere is an inscription in pencil at the front that reads as follows:
FOR SPEAKING TWICE
AT THE CONCERTS OF THE
W. BANGOR SS
The title page is marked as follows:
DEBTS AND DIFFICULTIES.
BY AGNES VEITCH,
AUTHOR OF “WOODRUFFE,” Etc., ETC.
“OWE NO MAN ANYTHING, BUT TO LOVE ONE ANOTHER.”
ROMANS xiii. 8.
JOHNSTONE, HUNTER, & CO.
LONDON: HAMILTON, ADAMS, & CO.
R. SANSON, PRINTER, EDINBURGH.
There are a few very detailed engraving print images. In the back is a List of Works published by Johnstone, Hunter, & Company of Edinburgh.
The hard back book measures about 3-3/4'' x 5-9/16'' x 5/8''. It appears to be in good used condition as pictured. It has some old age spotting on some pages. The cover has separated in the front, and the inscribed page is loose. (see photo #2).
Below here, for reference, is some information that was found on this book:
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frank Fielding: Or Debts And Difficulties is a novel written by Agnes Veitch. The story revolves around the titular character, Frank Fielding, who finds himself in significant financial trouble due to his extravagant lifestyle and gambling habits. He is forced to confront his debts and the consequences of his actions, including the possibility of losing his family’s estate. Along the way, he meets and falls in love with a young woman named Edith, who helps him to see the error of his ways and encourages him to make amends. The novel explores themes of responsibility, redemption, and the consequences of one’s actions. It is a classic Victorian era tale of love and morality, with a strong emphasis on the importance of living within one’s means and being accountable for one’s choices.