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    With Orignal Pencil Drawing by Barry Moser

    [Pennyroyal Press]. [Barry Moser, illustrator]. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus..., Illustrated by Barry Moser, and with essays by Ruth Mortimer, Emily Sunstein, Joyce Carol Oates and William St. Clair. West Hatfield, [Massachusetts]: Printed by Harold McGrath at Pennyroyal, 1983. Deluxe Edition. Limited to 350 numbered copies signed by the artist, of which this is number thirty-seven of only fifty with an original pencil drawing signed and dated. Large quarto volume. Frontispiece in two colors, with fifty-two wood-engravings by Barry Moser, several printed in colors by Harold P. McGrath. Includes an extra suite of plates, with an original pencil drawing, all signed, in a cloth chemise. Bound by Samuel Ellenport at the Harcourt Bindery in half tan morocco over burgundy cloth boards, with a morocco lettering label on spine stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. A very fine copy of Moser's favorite item to come out of his press. Housed in publisher's quarter morocco slipcase with a bronze medallion of a hand cast from an original design by Moser embedded in the spine. Prospectus laid in. Near fine.

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    October, 2012
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