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    The Magnificent Pennyroyal Press Frankenstein with an Original Drawing and Suite of Plates

    [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 one 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. Very minor rubbing. A 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. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.
    Pennryroyal 29.


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