Shelley, Mary W[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. . 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 maroon boards with gold lettering and decorative motif on front and spine panels. 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. Text block tanned, a near fine copy of this fragile book, in a very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear at edges, tiny chip from bottom edge of front panel, and several short edge-tears mended internally with archival tape. (#131842).