Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft , Lynd Ward(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas
Date Published: 1934
Edition: First Edition (Trade Edition)
Book Id: 46889
259pp. Octavo [24 cm] Blue cloth with an illustrated wraparound paper label. Publisher's black top stain. In a matching slipcase. Good. Darkened at the spine and along the edges of the boards. The cloth is also a bit foxed and rubbed at the edges, and there is a small stain on the front cover. 1/2" split in the cloth at the head of the spine. The pages are tanned, and there is a contemporary gift inscription on the front free endsheet. In a fair slipcase, with large strips of sunning, and numerous long splits in the edges. Dance 064.
Sixty-two illustrations, including fifteen full-page. This is Lynd Ward at the height of his powers, illustrating one of the landmark gothic novels of all time.