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    The Pennyroyal Press Edition

    [Pennyroyal Press]. [Barry Moser, illustrator]. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus... West Hatfield: Printed by Harold McGrath at Pennyroyal, 1983. Illustrated by Barry Moser and with Essays by Ruth Mortimer, Emily Sunstein, Joyce Carol Oates, and William St. Clair. Limited to 350 numbered copies, this being number 199, and signed by the artist. Large quarto volume. xvi, 282, [2, blank] pages, 1 limitation page. Frontispiece, with fifty-two wood-engravings by Barry Moser, several printed in colors by Harold P. McGrath. Publisher's quarter leather over red cloth, red label on spine. Top edge gilt. Includes an extra suite of plates, with an original pencil drawing, all signed, in a cloth chemise. All housed in a cloth slipcase. Minimal chipping on edges of spine label. Light staining on chemise spine, minor effects on upper and lower left corners of signed prints. Near fine. A beautiful edition of the book that inspired countless future tales of horror and science fiction. Pennyroyal 29.

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