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FRANKENSTEIN, OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS by  Mary SHELLEY - Hardcover - Signed - 1934 - from Charles Agvent (SKU: 019423)

FRANKENSTEIN, OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS

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FRANKENSTEIN, OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS

by SHELLEY, Mary

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
Top of the spine a bit pulled resulting in a very small tear. Still Near Fine, lacking the slipcase
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About This Item

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. Hardcover. Top of the spine a bit pulled resulting in a very small tear. Still Near Fine, lacking the slipcase. Everett Henry. Quarto (8" x 10- 1/4") in a very pretty binding with an attractive gilt design on the red morocco leather spine and lovely patterned fabric covers. Printed with a new type design by Frederick Goudy and illustrated with watercolors by Everett Henry, SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Copy #858 of 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Beautiful edition of this classic gothic horror story.

"Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change."

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Details

Bookseller
Charles Agvent US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
019423
Title
FRANKENSTEIN, OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS
Author
SHELLEY, Mary
Illustrator
Everett Henry
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Top of the spine a bit pulled resulting in a very small tear. Still Near Fine, lacking the slipcase
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Limited Editions Club
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1934
Keywords
Illustrated Books; Signed; Science Fiction; Limited Editions; Fine Press; Horror; Romantic Literature
Bookseller catalogs
19th Century British Literature;

Terms of Sale

Charles Agvent

All books subject to prior sale. Payment with order; institutions may be billed. Postage additional: $11.00 for the first book, $6.00 each thereafter. Overseas postage billed at approximate cost. Pennsylvania residents must add 6% sales tax. Mastercard, Visa, and American Express accepted. We are also open to reasonable payment terms. A book may be returned within 7 days of receipt for any reason provided it is in the same condition as sent and prior notice is given. Please insure returns for their full value.

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Charles Agvent

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About Charles Agvent

We carry a diverse and select stock with major specialties including Modern and 19th Century Literary First Editions, Signed Books & Autographs (especially Presidential and Literary), and Limited Editions Club books. We have been in business since 1987 and are proud to be members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
colophon
The colophon contains information about a book's publisher, the typesetting, printer, and possibly even includes a printer's...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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