Frankenstein;

Shelley (Mary)

Frankenstein;

or, The Modern Prometheus.

Description: pp. xii, 202, small 8vo, contemporary half calf, a little worn, headcap defective, good

Publication Details: Thomas Hodgson, [1856]

Notes: Complete with the half-title (though without the advertisements) giving the Parlour Library No. - CXLIV. The Parlour Library was the first successful series of fiction reprints in paper boards, founded in 1847 by the Belfast firm of Simms and McIntyre, and continued by Thomas Hodgson and a succession of London publishers into the 1860s. Advertised as books 'for all', these shilling volumes, stimulated an unprecedented demand for cheap, attractively packaged new and popular novels. Of the 3 copies listed in COPAC 1, at Exeter, has the date stated as 1846 - which would antedate the foundation o...more

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Price: £1,200

Subject: Literature

Published Date: [1856]

Stock Number: 61458

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