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Paul Foster Books

Bindings, Art, 19th and 20th century first editions, Children's and Illustrated, General Antiquarian, Winston Churchill.

FRANKENSTEIN. Or, The modern Prometheus. ---- Bound with; the life and adventures of Peter Wilkins. A Cornish man, relating particularly his shipwreck near the South Pole... etc.


TWO VOLUMES IN ONE. 8vo. Text in double column. Neat previous owners name written in pencil to the top of each title page. Some foxing to the title pages and fore edge but overall clean and well preserved. Off white coated endpapers with offsetting to the free endpapers. Early binding of burgundy cloth with gilt rules and lettering to the spine, which is uniformly faded to a tan colour, as is the top and inner edge of the front board. A very good volume containing an uncommon edition of Mary Shelley's masterpiece.