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    Mary Shelley: Ten Editions of Frankenstein From Boston to Japan. Includes the following:
    Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus. (London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1949), 242 pages, red cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine, 16mo (4.25" x 6.75"). The copy presented here is very good. Minor edge wear and corner wear is present, with the spine lightly sunned.
    Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus (text in Japanese), 329 pages, paperback, dust jacket, 16mo (4.25" x 6"). This copy is very good, with minimal edge wear to the jacket.
    May [Mary] Shelley: Frankenstein. (Bruxelles: Le Scribe, 1946), 132 pages, red illustrated wrappers, 12mo (5" x 7.25"). Author incorrectly written on title page as May W. Shelley and on cover as Ann Mary Shelley. Wrappers show minor wear, especially to spine. Textblock slightly age-toned.
    Frankenstein ovvero Il Prometeo moderno. (Milan: Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli, 1952), 209 pages, illustrated wrappers, 12mo (4.25" x 7"). This copy is in good condition. The spine is slightly cocked. Textblock is clean and bright.
    Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus. (London: George Routledge and Sons, 1888), 317 pages, brown cloth spine with marbled boards, 24mo (4.25" x 5.75"). Previous owner's signature on front free endpaper. This copy is good, with the edges and corners rubbed, spine soiled, and light rubbing to boards. Textblock is clean.
    Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus. (Boston: Sever, Francis, & Co., 1869), 177 pages, green cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine, 12mo (5.25" x 7.25"). The copy presented here is in good condition, with the head and tail of spine and corners bumped, and minor edge wear. The textblock is clean.
    Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus. (Boston: Sever, Francis & Co., 1869), 177 pages, brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board, 12mo (5.25" x 7.25"). Waterville Library Assoc. stamped on title page. The book is good, with the front and back pastedowns cracked along hinge, 1" x 1.5" missing from top corner and 1" closed tear along fore edge of front free endpaper. The textblock is lightly age-toned. Head and tail of spine bumped, spine cocked, general wear to boards.
    Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus. (London: Gibbings and Company, 1897), 268 pages, green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and decorative stamping on spine and front board, 12mo (5.25" x 7.75"). Deckled fore-edge. Previous owner's signature and stamp on front free endpaper and back pastedown. This copy is good, with the head and tail of spine bumped, tips of corners rubbed. Spine slightly cocked.
    Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus. (London: George Routledge and Sons, [1887]), 156 pages with six pages of advertising, black cloth with marbled boards, 8vo (5.5" x 8.25"). Bound together with Thackeray's A Shabby-Genteel Story and Confessions of George Fitz-Boodle. The copy is about good, with noticeable ink stains from pages 124-131 and pages 75-102, nominal light staining elsewhere. Spine lightly rubbed, and previous owner's signature on front free endpaper.
    Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus. (London: George Routledge and Sons, 1888), 317 pages, red cloth spine with marbled boards, 24mo (3.75" x 5.25"). Previous owner's writing on front free endpaper. The copy is good, with edges and corners rubbed and chipped, spine soiled, and light rubbing to boards. Textblock clean. From the Betty Bennett Collection.


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