FRANKENSTEIN, or THE MODERN PROMETHEUS, by Mary W Shelley - 1934 [Signed Ltd Ed]


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Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus

by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

illustrated by Everett Henry

LIMITED EDITION. No. 4 of 1500 Copies. SIGNED by Illustrator on Limitation Page. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1934.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD++ condition. 

  • Fine binding features leather spine with custom cloth on covers, as well as gilt on spine. Lacking slipcase.
  • Volume displays minimal wear overall.
  • Cloth frays a little along shoulders. (See photos)
  • Spine shows minimal rubbing to ends.
  • Binding is secure.
  • Illustrations are vibrant, showing little to no wear. 
  • Two instances found of a marginal smudge/fingerprint in book. Interior shows little or no wear.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Textblock edges are deckled along front and foot, and feature gilt along head.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20200122

257 pages. 7.25 x 10.75 inches.

Fine binding features leather spine with gilt, and custom cloth covers. 

Book features the atmospheric illustrations of Everett Henry. Also includes an Introduction by Edmund Lester Pearson, as well as a Preface. 

Mary Shelley's timeless classic of mystery, science-fiction and horror ranks among the greatest monster novels of all times. Blending advanced science with a dramatic plot, it tells the story of the scientist who creates a monster through the energy of lightning and condemns him to an unhappy life. Brought to life through Everett Henry's enigmatic illustrations, this story thrills and enthralls as never before in this beautiful edition. 

Mary Shelley (1797-1851) was an English novelist best-known for her novel Frankenstein. She is also noted for having promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. 

EPHEMERA: book contains a monthly letter from the Limited Editions Club, from February 1934, with a text on the book.

EDITION POINTS: Limited Edition, No. 4 of 1500 Copies, Signed by Illustrator on Limitation Page.

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