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    Eight Book Collection of Mary Shelley Fiction and Reference Works. Includes the following:
    Mary Shelley: Mathilda. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1959), 104 pages, green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, 8vo (6" x 9.25"). Includes Mary Shelley's story "The Swiss Peasant", along with Washington Irving's "The Contented Man". This copy is good, with some minor corner wear, and one small wrinkle at the head of the spine. Front hinge starting.
    E.V. Lucas, editor: Mary Wollstonecraft's Original Stories (London: Henry Frowde, 1906), 88 pages, green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and decoration on front board, 16mo (4.75" x 6.75"). Illustrated by William Blake. This copy is good, with bumped corners, and minor wear to the spine. A few white paint spots visible on front cover and spine, which ever so slightly cocked.
    Richard Garnett, editor: Tales and Stories by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. (London: William Paterson & Co., 1891), 386 pages, maroon half-cloth with decorative cloth boards, 12mo (5.25" x 7.5"). Good condition, with minor edge, corner and spine wear. Textblock tight and clean.
    [Various Authors]: The Tale Book. (Paris: Baudry's European Library, 1834), 438 pages, brown banded half-leather with marbled boards, 8vo (5.25" x 8.5"). Good, with some edge, corner, and spine wear, wear at the hinges, and some foxing to the textblock.
    Mary Shelley: Proserpine & Midas. (London: Humphrey Milford, 1922), 89 pages, green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on spine and decorative blind stamping on boards, 16mo (4.75" x 6.75"). Edited by A. Koszul. Two unpublished Mythological Dramas. Two ownership names in pen. Pencil inscription to Betty Bennett on front free endpaper. This copy is good, with some edge, corner, and spine wear. Textblock is clean.
    Mary Shelley: The Beautiful Widow (Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson & Brothers, nd), 244 pages, brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and decorative blind stamping on boards, 12mo (5.5" x 7.5"), clear glassine cover. This copy is good, with some edge, corner, and spine wear. Textblock shows some foxing throughout.
    Charles E. Robinson and Betty T. Bennett, editors: The Bodleian Shelley Manuscripts, Volume X. (New York: Garland Publishing, 1992), 272 pages, blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, Folio (9.25" x 12.25"). Includes facsimile editions with full transcriptions and notes. Fine condition, with light soiling on the covers. Textblock as new.
    Roger Ingpen: Shelley. (London: Herbert & Daniel, nd), 570 pages plus 12 pages of advertising, beige cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on spine and boards, 12mo (5" x 7"). Good condition, with moderately soiled boards, some edge, corner and spine wear, and corners lightly bumped. From the Betty Bennett Collection.


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