FRANKENSTEIN OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS ... ON THIS FAMOUS STORY UNIVERSAL HAVE BASED A FILM STARRING COLIN CLIVE, BORIS KARLOFF, FREDERICK KERR AND MAE CLARKE. Mary Shelley, ollstonecraft.

FRANKENSTEIN OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS ... ON THIS FAMOUS STORY UNIVERSAL HAVE BASED A FILM STARRING COLIN CLIVE, BORIS KARLOFF, FREDERICK KERR AND MAE CLARKE.

London: The Readers Library Publishing Company Ltd., n.d., [1931]. Small octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-252 [253-254: ads] [255-256: blank] [note: first and last leaves used as front and rear paste-downs], original decorated maroon boards, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First printing of this British film tie-in edition. Movie tie-in edition with photograph of Boris Karloff as Frankenstein's monster from the 1931 Universal film directed by James Whale printed on the front panel of the jacket. This was number 364 of the Readers Library, a series of cheap books which were sold in chain stores like Woolworth as well as book stores. Cheap text paper age darkened as usual, closed tear to the front free end paper repaired with clear tape, spine edges split at base of spine, a good copy in a poor dust jacket with browned tape to the edges of the verso, v chip to front panel affecting the illustration, chips to the spine ends, rubbing and wear. (24614). Item #24614

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