THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN (SEQUEL TO FRANKENSTEIN). London: The Queensway Press, [1936]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-252 [253-256] [note: first two and last two leaves are blank and are used as front and rear paste-downs and flyleaves], original blue-gray cloth, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. One of two binding states (the other is black cloth stamped in green), priority, if any, not known. Copies with the Queensway Press imprint were intended for the library market and were sold for 2/6, while the simultaneous cheaper issue with the Readers Library imprint were sold in Woolworth's for 6d. Novel based on the James Whale film "The Bride of Frankenstein" (1935) starring Elsa Lanchester and Boris Karloff. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 77. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 53-4. Bleiler (1978), p. 68. Reginald 04717. 1943 Christmas gift inscription on the front free endpaper. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with fraying and chipping along top and bottom edges, more so along top edge. A lovely copy. Rare in jacket. (#161238).

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