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    [Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley]; [Friedrich Schiller]; etc. Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus; The Ghost Seer; etc. Bentley's Standard Novels No. IX and X. London: Henry Colburn & Richard Bentley, 1831. Frankenstein third edition in English (fourth overall), first illustrated edition. 2 volumes: No. IX with Frankenstein (complete) and The Ghost Seer (Volume I); No. X with The Ghost Seer (Volume II) and Edgar Huntly (complete). Octavo. [4, publisher's ads], [2, blank], general title page, frontispiece, xii, 202; [2, half-title], 163, [1, imprint], [3, publisher's ads], [1, blank]; [12, publisher's advertisements]; 176; xvi, 258 pages. Frankenstein and The Ghost Seer illustrated with engraved frontispieces and title pages. Original publisher's brown cloth, black leather spine labels stamped in gilt. Corners bumped, moderate edgewear, spines sunned, rear joints starting, head and foot of spine pushed and somewhat worn, spine labels chipped with some losses, boards somewhat rubbed and soiled, No. IX cocked and with booksellers' ticket to the upper board. Cream endpapers; somewhat foxed, armorial bookplate of Barbavilla House and penciled bookseller notations to the front pastedowns, ink ownership to the front pastedown of No. X. Internally generally clean and tight, all edges rough trimmed; minor foxing and intermittent soiling, text block edges toned with minor wear. Advertisement leaves in No. IX uncut. Very good.

    Lyles, B4a; Sadleir 3734a; Wolff 6205, 6280a. From the Gary Munson Collection

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