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    Mary Shelley: Collection of Six Frankenstein Reprints and Later Releases. Includes the following:
    Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984), 253 pages, black cloth with red lettering on spine and front board, folio (8.75" x 12.25"), price-clipped dust jacket. Illustrated by Barry Moser, and signed by him on the title page. Afterword by Joyce Carol Oates. This copy is about fine, with very minor edge and corner wear present. The dust jacket shows some edge and spine wear.
    Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. (New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1983), 192 pages, maroon quarter-cloth with blue paper boards and gilt lettering on spine and front board, 4to (8.5" x 11"), dust jacket. Illustrated by Berni Wrightson. This copy is very good, with minor edge and corner wear to the book and dust jacket, and mild foxing to the edges of the textblock and the interior of the back panel of the dust jacket.
    Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (Avon, Connecticut: Heritage Press, Avon, 1962), 257 pages, purple cloth with deep blue lettering on spine and decoration on front board, 4to (7" x 10.25"). Comes housed in blue cloth slipcase. Heritage Club newsletter laid in. The copy is about fine, with only the most minor corner wear, and a sunned spine. Slipcase has two very small tears at the top of the spine.
    Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (New York: Portland House Illustrated Classics, 1988), 259 pages, black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board, and decorative stamping on front board. Color illustration of Frankenstein's Monster pasted down on center of front board, 8vo (7.75" x 9.5"). Illustrated with wood engravings by Lynd Ward and Color Illustrations by Aristides Ruiz. Very good, with minor corner wear, and sink marks along bottom edge of textblock. Front cover slightly bowed.
    Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. (New York: Illustrated Editions Co., 1932), 239 pages, orange-beige cloth with gilt lettering on spine, 8vo (6.25" x 9.5"). Deckled fore-edge. Illustrated by Nino Carbe. Very good condition, with some fading to the gilt lettering on spine, and minor corner and spine wear. Textblock clean and bright.
    Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, circa 1930s), 240 pages, red cloth with black lettering on spine and front board, 8vo (5.5" x 8.25"). Illustrated with stills from the Universal Studios film of the 1930s. Good condition, with front pastedown cracked at hinge, right half of front free endpaper stained, left half of back free endpaper stained, back pastedown cracked along hinge, textblock lightly age toned, two light stains at bottom of front board, and head and tail of spine bumped. Spine lightly sunned. From the Betty Bennett Collection.


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