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Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus

SHELLEY, MARY W.

Published by London: G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1823 (1823)

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Item Description: London: G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1823, 1823. Second edition; two volumes. Publisher's paper-covered boards with paper spine labels; spines and labels chipped; minor stains; short tear at the margin of the title page of volume one; owner's signature crossed through on the half-title of the first volume; owner's signature on the half-title of volume two. As rare as the first edition, it is the first to print the author's name. Another eight years was to pass before a third edition was published. Bookseller Inventory # 23307

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Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. In two volumes. A new edition.

SHELLEY, Mary.

Published by London: for G. & W. B. Whittaker, 1823 (1823)

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Item Description: London: for G. & W. B. Whittaker, 1823, 1823. 2 volumes, duodecimo. Uncut in original blue paper boards, drab paper backstrips, printed spine labels. Custom blue morocco-backed slipcase and chemise. Head of vol. I spine chipped, a few trivial marks internally, an excellent copy in original state. Second edition, the first in which Mary Shelley is named as the author; not merely a reprint of the first edition of 1818 as some have supposed. E. B. Murray notes that there are a good many substantive changes in the 1823 edition, though these were probably made by her father William Godwin, who arranged publication of the second edition "for her benefit" while Mary was still living on the continent. Mary, however, accepted the 1823 text as the basis for her own changes made for the 1831 third edition. E. B. Murray, "Changes in the 1823 Edition of Frankenstein", The Library, 3:4 (December 1981), 320-27. Bookseller Inventory # 65613

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FRANKENSTEIN: or The Modern Prometheus

SHELLEY, Mary Wollstonecraft

Published by Printed for G. and W.B. Whittaker (1823)

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Item Description: Printed for G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1823. Second edition. Two volumes, bound in publisher's original blue paper covered boards, with brown paper spines and title labels to spines. Uncut and unpressed. A half inch chip to the head of the spine of volume one, otherwise a superb near fine set just showing trivial wear to the spine ends and corners. Internally fresh and clean. Entirely unrepaired, a most pleasing and authentic set. Mary Shelley's masterpiece of Gothic horror was originally published anonymously in 1818 when Mary Shelley was only nineteen. This second edition, of five years later is the first to carry the author's name. Unlike most Gothic novels Frankenstein is modern rather than mock-medieval: Mary Shelley managed to reconcile the Prometheus theme, then occupying both her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron, with the most up-to-date scientific preoccupations, anticipating many of the themes of science fiction. The first edition was published in a printing of 500 copies. Judging by the infrequency with which one encounters the second edition, it could reasonably be assumed to be issued in lower numbers. Certainly, it is a notable scarcity in publisher's boards. Bookseller Inventory # 28165

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Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus

SHELLEY, MARY W.

Published by Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1833 (1833)

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Item Description: Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1833, 1833. First American Edition; two volumes; original publisher's muslin backed boards with paper labels. Volume one has an ownership signature on the title page; light foxing; minor wear to the binding and paper label. Volume two is a little more worn and foxed; the bottom half of the final page of text has been replaced (only affecting the words "The End," not any actual text); previous (contemporary) owner's comments on blank leaf; corner of back free endpaper torn. In a custom quarter-morocco clamshell box. Bookseller Inventory # 10963

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Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. In two volumes. A new edition.

SHELLEY, Mary.

Published by London: for G. & W. B. Whittaker, 1823 (1823)

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Item Description: London: for G. & W. B. Whittaker, 1823, 1823. 2 volumes, duodecimo. Bound to style in half calf, marbled boards, red and black morocco labels. Custom leather-entry slipcase. Some foxing throughout, but a tall copy, complete with half titles. Second edition, the first in which Mary Shelley is named as the author; not merely a reprint of the first edition of 1818 as some have supposed. E. B. Murray notes that there are a good many substantive changes in the 1823 edition, though these were probably made by her father William Godwin, who arranged publication of the second edition "for her benefit" while Mary was still living on the continent. Mary, however, accepted the 1823 text as the basis for her own changes made for the 1831 third edition. E. B. Murray, "Changes in the 1823 Edition of Frankenstein", The Library, 3:4 (December 1981), 320-27. Bookseller Inventory # 51124

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FRANKENSTEIN; OR, THE MODERN PROMETHEUS. By Mary W. Shelly [sic], Author of 'The Last Man,' 'Perkin Warbeck,' &c. .

Shelley, Mary W[ollstonecraft].

Published by Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard . Chestnut St., (1833)

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Item Description: Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard . Chestnut St., 1833. 12mo, two volumes: pp. [1-2] i-x [11] 12-201 [202-204: blank]; [1-5] 6-197 [198-200: blank] + 4 pages of ads inserted at front of volume one and [24]- page publisher's catalogue inserted at rear of volume two, half title leaves and final blanks present in both volumes, original drab boards with red muslin shelf backs, printed paper labels affixed to spine panels, all edges untrimmed. First U.S. edition. The text of this edition follows that of the 1818 UK first edition; it is a pirated edition according to Lyles. "FRANKENSTEIN is at once a Gothic horror tale and the first important science fiction novel. Its sustained popularity and place in modern myth is probably as much due to the innumerable stage, film, television, comic book and radio adaptations of it -- most of which depart completely from the text -- as to the strength of the work itself." - Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 8. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 1-47; (1981) 1- 150; (1987) 1-84; (1995) 1-84; and (2004) II-997. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 1-97. Bleiler, Science- Fiction: The Early Years 2019. Bleiler (ed), Science Fiction Writers, pp. 3-9. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 5. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 367. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 1099. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 379-82. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 575-80. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 832-39. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 1-348. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 178. Reginald 13002. Lyles B6a. Spine panels sunned, several damp stains to boards, largely bottom quarter of volume one. A contemporary William Crosby & Co. circulating library copy with their labels (partially effaced) affixed to front paste-downs, abrasions and scuffs to paste-downs where paper protective dust jackets were removed, volume two lacks front free endpaper, contemporary owner's name and date on recto of half title leaf of volume two partially inked out with some transfer of ink onto title leaf, scattered foxing to text blocks of both volumes. Despite all faults, an unsophisticated copy, which presents well externally. As an added bonus, there are some marginalia in pencil and ink on pages 179, 196 and 197 by three contemporary readers, one terming the story "a damned lie," another calling it "the most ridiculous book that ever was written," and the third calling it "profound" and the earlier readers "stupid." Enclosed in a custom quarter leather folding box. (#75682). Bookseller Inventory # 75682

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Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. Revised, corrected, and illustrated with a new introduction by the author [bound with Schiller's The Ghost-Seer]

SHELLEY, MARY W.

Published by London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831 (1831)

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Item Description: London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831, 1831. Third edition; first illustrated edition; publisher's cloth and spine labels; crack in the back board; some cloth wear and rubbing to the spine labels; bookplate; a clean copy and very good overall. In the introduction, Shelley related in print for the first time how she came to write the story. Bookseller Inventory # 25187

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Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus; BOUND WITH: Edgar Huntly; or, The Sleep Walker

Shelley, Mary; Brown, Charles Brockden

Published by Colburn and Bentley, London (1831)

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Item Description: Colburn and Bentley, London, 1831. Third edition of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, which first appeared anonymously in 1818. This is the first illustrated edition and the first to include Shelley's revisions and biographical introduction, in which she explains how she, "then a young girl, came to think of, and to dilate upon, so very hideous an idea." The story of Lord Byron's challenge to his idle housemates Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley, and John Polidori -- "we will each write a ghost story" -- has become almost as famous as the result, with Frankenstein emerging as the clear winner of the contest. Shelley's novel fuses the atmospheric horror of the Gothic tradition with the questions raised by the acceleration of modern scientific inquiry, producing a founding work of science fiction: "You, my creator, detest and spurn me, thy creature, to whom thy art bound by ties only dissoluble by the annihilation of one of us. You purpose to kill me. How dare you sport thus with life?" This copy of Frankenstein is bound with the first English edition of another popular Gothic novel, Edgar Huntly by Charles Brockden Brown. First published in Philadelphia in 1799, Edgar Huntly was a particular favorite of both Mary and Percy Shelley, and was reissued the same year as Frankenstein in Bentley's "Standard Novels" series. A very handsome copy. Small thick octavo, contemporary three-quarter tan calf gilt, raised bands, spine elaborately tooled in gilt, red and black morocco labels, marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Early bookseller's embossed stamp to preliminary blank. Engraved frontispiece depicting Frankenstein's monster coming to life; vignette title page to Frankenstein. Light rubbing to binding; tiny chip to black spine label, not affecting lettering. Small dampstain to top gutter of preliminaries. Bound without publisher's advertisements. Bookseller Inventory # 100404

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Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus

Shelley, Mary W.

Published by Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, London (1831)

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Item Description: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, London, 1831. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION, revised, corrected, and with a new introduction by the author. Two volumes. In the introduction, Mary Shelley relates for the first time the circumstances and origin of the tale. Also, in this edition, Dr. Frankenstein's creation is depicted for the first time - we also see the doctor fleeing in terror from his awakening monster. Bound with THE GHOST-SEER! by Schiller and EDGAR HUNTLEY, OR, THE SLEEP WALKER by Charles Brockden Brown. This is the rarest issue of this edition, as it is bound both with THE GHOST-SEER and EDGAR HUNTLEY, rarely found thus. Contemporary half-calf and marbled boards, spines lettered and numbered in gilt with strapwork tooling and three gilt ornaments each. Marbled boards and their edges rubbed, endpapers foxed, engraved title in volume one shows offsetting from frontispiece, some signatures a little jumped in volume one, some minor soiling to a few leaves. CONSIDERED A SUPERIOR COPY OF THIS EDITION. Book. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-186054396

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FRANKENSTEIN; OR, THE MODERN PROMETHEUS Volume One

Shelley, Mary W.

Published by Carey, Lea & Blanchard, Philadelphia (1833)

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Item Description: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, Philadelphia, 1833. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First American Edition. Volume one only; True first American edition with Shelley spelled incorrectedly "Shelly"; One half cloth over plain boards with paper spine label; ex library - bookplate and small paper spine label only; Bits of cloth gone from spine ends, spine label somewhat obscured, moderate foxing here and there throughout; 4 pages of advertising after the front free endpaper. Bookseller Inventory # 18426

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Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus.

Shelley, Mary (Pennyroyal Press)

Published by West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Press (1983). 1st ed. (1983)

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Item Description: West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Press (1983). 1st ed., 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Folio. Quarter bound in tan leather with maroon-colored cloth, SIGNED by Moser, with a cloth portfolio and presented in a black linen covered slipcase. 1-3 DELUXE COPIES with a suite of 20 signed trial proofs, printed in various colors, a suite of 52 engravings used in the book, and an original signed pencil drawing of the creature. Printed in several colors on Strathmore Pulegium by Harold P. McGrath in Poliphilus and Baldo with Wilhelm Klingsporschrift from type cast by Michael and Winifred Bixler. Bound by Sam Ellenport. The first book by Pennyroyal Press to use multiple color block prints. The color trial proofs give a fascinating view into Moser's creative process in creating his favorite of all his Pennyroyal books. Very fine. Scarce. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # 10834

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Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus, Third Edition, Two Volumes (Standard Novel Series #9 and 10) in original bindings

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft

Published by Colburn and Bentley, London (1831)

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Item Description: Colburn and Bentley, London, 1831. First Thus. Colburn and Bentley, 1831. Third British Edition, which is the first illustrated edition and the first to name Mary Shelley as the author. Very good plus two-volume set in original glazed plum linen with black paper labels on spines (sequence of labels on second volume reversed by publisher). In original bindings which are still strong; interiors clean. Corners a little bumped, spines sunned, minor soiling to boards, head and feet of both spines a trifle rubbed. Minor professional repair to spine of Volume One; pages in one signature of second volume left untrimmed. Engraved titles in both volumes show offsetting from their respective frontispieces, and small ownership plate of previous owner on the front paste down of both volumes. This revised edition is the one virtually all subsequent books and movies are based on. This is the most rare and desirable version of this edition, being as originally published in two volumes with three novels: "Frankenstein" in Volume One, Part one of "The Ghost-seer" in Volume One, Part two of "The Ghost-seer" in Volume Two, and "Edgar Huntley" in Volume Two. Can be found in several variations, all modifications of the original: just one volume, with Volume Two missing; just Frankenstein in one volume, having had part one of The Ghost-seer removed from Volume One and with Volume Two missing (the so-called one volume edition of Frankenstein); or variations on these themes, usually rebound in later boards. Obviously none of these are as desirable as this edition, as originally published. Housed in a custom-made case. Bookseller Inventory # 2979

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THE LAST MAN. By the Author of Frankenstein .

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft.]

Published by London: Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street, (1826)

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Item Description: London: Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street, 1826. 12mo, three volumes: pp. [i-iii] iv-xi [xii] [1] 2-358; [i-ii] [1] 2-328; [i-ii] [1] 2-352 [note: volume one lacks leaf Q(12), a leaf of publisher's ads], mid-nineteenth century three-quarter brown morocco and marbled boards, spine panels lettered and tooled in gold with borders tooled in blind, small yellow binder's tickets of James H. Jackson Stationer, Perth, Australia affixed to rear paste-downs. First edition. "The story of a ravaging plague that gradually wipes humanity from existence; the first of the 'catastrophe' novels written in English, and hence the forerunner of an important modern theme in science fiction." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1151-5. For an excellent summary of the economic, political, scientific, and literary influences that gave rise to the "last man" theme see Clarke, The Pattern of Expectation 1644-2001, pp. 35-61. Alkon, Origins of Futuristic Fiction, pp. 188-90. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 1-48; (1981) 1-151; (1987) 1-85; (1995) 1-85; and (2004) II-998. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2020. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 3. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 177. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 194. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1025. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Bleiler (1978), p. 178. Reginald 13003. Block, p. 213. Wolff 6281. Early owner's name carefully erased from upper edges of all three title pages, horizontal tear along lower margin of leaf G4 of volume two, a few very faint stains to several leaves of signatures E and F in volume three, tiny paper defect in gutter margin of leaf I1 of volume three; touch of rubbing to extremities of spine panels and corner tips, hinges tight; some foxing to endpapers and binder's flyleaves, but all text blocks are remarkably clean. A bright set in an attractive binding. A handsome copy of a scarce book. (#77248). Bookseller Inventory # 77248

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The Bride of Frankenstein (Sequel to Frankenstein)

SHELLEY, MARY] EGREMONT, MICHAEL.

Published by London: The Readers Library Publishing Company, 1936 (1936)

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Item Description: London: The Readers Library Publishing Company, 1936, 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. First Edition. Ink date on the title page below the author's name; pages browned and brittle as always; very good in a good dust jacket with a fingernail-sized chip at the foot of the spine. The front panel is a color illustration of Karloff and Elsa Lanchester (noting "A Universal Picture") and the "Editor's Note" praises both the film and this novelization. Bookseller Inventory # 26297

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THE LAST MAN. By the Author of Frankenstein .

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft.]

Published by London: Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street, (1826)

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Item Description: London: Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street, 1826. 12mo, three volumes: pp. [i-iii] iv-xi [xii] [1] 2-358 [359-360: ads]; [i- ii] [1] 2-328; [i-ii] [1] 2-352 [note: volume one has the often missing leaf Q(12), a leaf of publisher's ads], professionally rebound in modern quarter leather and marbled boards with blue leather author and title and volume number pieces, all edges untrimmed. First edition. "The story of a ravaging plague that gradually wipes humanity from existence; the first of the 'catastrophe' novels written in English, and hence the forerunner of an important modern theme in science fiction." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1151-55. For an excellent summary of the economic, political, scientific, and literary influences that gave rise to the "last man" theme see Clarke, The Pattern of Expectation 1644-2001, pp. 35-61. Alkon, Origins of Futuristic Fiction, pp. 188-90. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 1-48; (1981) 1-151; (1987) 1-85; (1995) 1-85; and (2004) II-998. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2020. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 3. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 177. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 194. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1025. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Bleiler (1978), p. 178. Reginald 13003. Block, p. 213. Wolff 6281. Some scattered foxing and soiling, shallow ink stains along fore-edge margins of first 50 and last 50 pages of volume three, a very good copy overall in an attractive modern binding. (#137366). Bookseller Inventory # 137366

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FRANKENSTEIN, OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS. Illustrated with scenes from the Universal Photoplay.

Shelley, Mary W.

Published by New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers (1931)

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Item Description: New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, 1931. First photoplay edition, first printing. Illustrated with seven inserted plates with stills from the film. Published to accompany the 1931 Universal Pictures film starring Boris Karloff, who appears on the upper panel of the dustwrapper. A stunning fine copy, the red boards and green top stain unfaded, the binding square and tight and the contents without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the fine original dustwrapper which is entirely without repair or restoration. An exceptional example. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. Bookseller Inventory # 10191

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Frankenstein. or The Modern Prometheus.

WARD, Lynd) SHELLEY, Mary.

Published by New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1934 (1934)

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Item Description: New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1934, 1934. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full black morocco, titles and decoration to spine silver, raised bands, single rule to boards silver, twin rule to turn ins silver, burgundy endpapers, all edges silver. A fine copy. With engravings on wood by Lynd Ward. First Ward edition, first printing. Bookseller Inventory # 35439

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Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus. Revised Edition. First Edition with the Engraved Frontispiece. Bound with "The Ghost Seer" By Schiller. London, 1849

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft

Published by Richard Bentley, London (1849)

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Item Description: Richard Bentley, London, 1849. Book Condition: Fine. Engraved Frontispiece (illustrator). Third Edition, Fourth Printing. Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft (1797-1851). Frankenstein, or, the Modern Prometheus by the author of The Last Man, Perkin Warbeck, &c &c. Revised, corrected and illustrated with a new introduction by the author. Engraved frontispiece (this is the first edition with the frontispiece). London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, and Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh, 1849. Third edition, fourth printing. Standard Novels No.IX; bound together with vol. I of "The Ghost-Seer" by Friedrich Schiller. 6 3/4" x 4 2/3"; 202 pp. + 163 pp. A seminal work of science fiction and gothic horror, Frankenstein is also one the the most important novels of the English Romantic period. In 1830, Shelley sold the copyright for a new edition to Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley for their new Standard Novels series fo L60, providing a new introduction recounting the novel's genesis and extensively revising the text. The third edition (the first one-volume edition) continues to be the most widely read of the various texts and famously contained the first pictorial representation of the monster. Modern light brown calf binding done in the style of the period with gilt rules, marbled edges and endpapers, and a burgundy cloth slipcase. Very scarce and desirable. Bookseller Inventory # 006884

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FRANKENSTEIN

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft

Published by The Reader's Library [1931], London (1931)

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Item Description: The Reader's Library [1931], London, 1931. First UK Photoplay Edition. First Printing, released the same year as the classic 1931 film directed by James Whale. Octavo; maroon cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; 252pp, [2] ads. Light production crease to front pastedown, tanning to text edges, with the spine gilt a bit dulled; Very Good+, and clean throughout. Dustjacket is Near Fine - bright and complete with a few nicks at the corners, some trivial spotting to flap folds and a couple of tiny closed tears. An important photoplay edition, as it was the first to feature a photo of Boris Karloff as the Frankenstein moster on the jacket. Scarce in such presentable condition; the UK photoplay turns up far less frequently than its American counterpart. Bookseller Inventory # 309

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Lodore. By the Author of "Frankenstein"

Shelley, Mary

Published by New York: Wallis & Newell, Publishers, 1835 (1835)

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Item Description: New York: Wallis & Newell, Publishers, 1835, 1835. Very scarce American first of Mary Shelley's most autobiographical novel First American edition. [Franklin Library edition]. 8vo. . Later cloth. Ex- library, with bookplate on front pastedown and library stamp on title page. First four leaves slightly foxed, otherwise a very good, sound copy. Bookseller Inventory # 241541

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LODORE. By the Author of 'Frankenstein'.

SHELLEY, Mary).

Published by Ad. Wahlen., Brussels (1835)

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Item Description: Ad. Wahlen., Brussels, 1835. pp. 396. 12mo. Quarter calf, marbled boards. Some foxing. With the series title - Wahlen's Modern British Authors. Same year as the English first edition. With the bookplate of Roger Senhouse and his pencil notes on the front free endpaper. Chew p. 150. 'Lodore, the father of the heroine of the tale, is modelled on Byron.' Summers p. 390. Bookseller Inventory # 72880

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Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus --- Signed By Stephen King

Shelley, Mary, Introduction By Stephen King (signed)(aka: Richard Bachman )

Published by N.Y.: Dodd, Mead, 1983, 1st Edition, 1st Printing (1983)

ISBN 10: 0396082785 ISBN 13: 9780396082781

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Item Description: N.Y.: Dodd, Mead, 1983, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, 1983. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Berni Wrightson / Bernie Wrightson (illustrator). First Edition. ----------hardcover, a Fine unread copy in a Near Fine tissue dustwrapper with a bit of browning to spine of tissue jacket, the jacket is intended just for shipping protection and was likely discarded from most copies, in a Near Fine/Fine slipcase, signed by KING and WRIGHTSON, one of 500 copies, a luscious edition, quite scarce to the secondary market, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 140766

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Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. First Illustrated Edition, in theoriginal cloth. Bentley's Standard Novels No. 9.

SHELLEY, Mary

Published by Richard Bentley, London, 1849, (1849)

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Item Description: Richard Bentley, London, 1849, 1849. SHELLEY, Mary Wollstonecraft. Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. By the author of The Last Man, Perkin Warbeck, &c. &c. Revised, Corrected, andIllustrated with a New Introduction, by the author. London : Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, and Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh, 1849. Pp (2),[v]-xii,[1]-202, frontispiece. - bound with - SCHILLER, Friedrich. The Ghost-Seer! In two volumes. Vol. I [only]. From the German of Schiller. London : Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, and Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh, 1849,Pp (4),[3]-163,(1). 8vo, original brown pressed cloth, gilt lettering anddecoration to spine, publisher's advertisement on endpapers. The original Preface is dated 1817, and the New Introduction is dated 1831. The second part of the volume is the first part of Schiller's The Ghost-Seer. Bentley'sStandard Novels No. 9. See Montague Summers, . A Gothic Bibliography, p.330. This is the fifth printing (1849) of the first illustrated edition (1831)and third edition overall, with an engraved copper plate of Frankenstein by Theodore von Holst. Tears along outer hinges, some chipping to spine, corners and fore-edge bumped, white stain to front board, black stain to fore-edge, hinges shaky, waterstaining to frontispiece, 19th c. penned name to back of frontispiece, bottom portion of page 163 of Schiller work missing (not affecting text), else a good copy in the original binding, with still bright gilt. 1,150.00. Bookseller Inventory # 97440

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Lodore. by the author of "Frankenstein"

Shelley, Mary]

Published by A. And W. Galignani and Co., Paris (1835)

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Item Description: A. And W. Galignani and Co., Paris, 1835. leather_bound. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. First continental edition with marbled endpapers and edges, beautiful gilt decorations on spine and cover edges; covers lightly rubbed; binding tight; cover, edges, and interior intact and exceptionally clean; a very nice copy!. Bookseller Inventory # 562396

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Frankenstein

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft

Published by Dutton:, New York (1983)

ISBN 10: 0396082785 ISBN 13: 9780396082781

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Item Description: Dutton:, New York, 1983. First printing, Hardcover, SIGNED limited, Fine in Fine slipcase sans dust jacket as issued, This edition limited to 500 numbered copies signed by illustrator Bernie Wrightson and intro-writer Stephen King. Glorious. Replete with original cardboard shipping box. Bookseller Inventory # 51850

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Frankenstein: Or The Modern Prometheus (SIGNED Limited Edition)

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Introduction-Stephen King

Published by Dodd, Mead & Company (1983)

ISBN 10: 0396082785 ISBN 13: 9780396082781

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Item Description: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. Number 433 of 500 special limited edition copies signed by Stephen King and illustrator Berni Wrightson. No other writing - text as new. Black cloth covers with metallic blue and gold decorative lettering on front board, gilt on spine. Fine condition. Housed in blue slipcase that shows minimal wear. Marvelous illustrations. Full refund if not satisfied. Signed by Stephen King and Wrightson. Bookseller Inventory # 014069

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Lodore, by the author of "Frankenstein". Paris, A. and W. Galignani and Co., 1835

SHELLEY, Marie;

Published by Galignani Paris 1835 (1835)

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Item Description: Galignani Paris 1835, 1835. In-8, 1/2 veau du temps. Dos à 4 faux-nerfs orné à chaud et à froid. (Coiffes et coins légèrement frottés. Quelques rousseurs). Bel exemplaire de la première édition "continentale", publiée en 1835 comme l'édition originale (Londres, chez Richard Bentley). Comme le célèbre "Frankenstein ou le Prométhée moderne" (1818), Lodore est publié sans nom d'auteur. La critique moderne voit dans ce roman une mise en cause des lourdes responsabilités de la famille dans l'oppression des femmes, et un plaidoyer pour une éducation égalitaire des enfants des deux sexes, indispensable à la justice sociale. Ex-libris gravé anglais XIXème : Godfrey J. Kneller. Bookseller Inventory # 6500

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Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus

Shelley Mary; Stephan King (introduction)

Published by Dodd, Mead, New York (1983)

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Item Description: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1983. Book Condition: Very Fine. Wrightson, Berni (illustrator). First Limited. 4to, black cloth, matching publisher's slipcase, no 76 of 500 copies. Signed by Wrightson and Stephen King. Illustration by former DC Comics illustrator Berni Wrightson. No Flaws. Bookseller Inventory # 5983046

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Lodore. By the Author of "Frankenstein".

SHELLEY, Mary Wollstonecraft)

Published by Paris: A. & A. Galignani & Co. 1835 (1835)

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Item Description: Paris: A. & A. Galignani & Co. 1835, 1835. Contemp. half dark blue roan, dark blue glazed boards; hinges and corners a little rubbed. Signed 'Emmeline Raulet' in contemp. hand. A good-plus copy in a typical continental binding. Published the same year as the first edition. Shelley's penultimate novel is an examination of woman's struggle against society's patriarchal prejudices, as encountered by the women of the family following the death of Lord Lodore. Bookseller Inventory # 58833

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Frankenstein, as partially printed and reviewed in The Quarterly Review.

SHELLEY, Mary

Published by John Murray. London 1818 (1818)

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Item Description: John Murray. London 1818, 1818. First Edition. Original printed wrappers, Octavo, no. XXXVI, January 1818 issue (published in June) of Volume XVIII. The earliest of the five contemporary reviews of the first edition of Shelly's masterpiece of horror and gender commentary. This article, p. 379 to p. 385, six pages in length, contains three pages primarily excerpted from the book, the small print of which probably allowed for several pages of the novel's text to be copied here within. The review has been attributed to John Wilson Croker, a well known critic in his time and is considered to be the least appreciative of Shelly's literary abilities. He writes: "Our readers will guess from this summary, what a tissue of horrible and disgusting absurdity this work presents. -- It is piously dedicated to Mr. Godwin, and is written in the spirit of his school. The dreams of insanity are embodied in the strong and striking language of the insane, and the author, notwithstanding the rationality of his preface, often leaves us in doubt whether he is not as mad as his hero." Extremely scarce issue of this important early 19th Century periodical to be found in original wrappers. A Very Good attractive number with some minor loss to wraps at spine ends. Bookseller Inventory # 12937

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