November 10, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 237: SHELLEY, MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT. Frankenstein.(32 views)
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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Description: SHELLEY, MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT. Frankenstein. 6 illustrations from the James Whale film, and frontispiece featuring Boris Karloff as the Monster. 8vo, publisher's red cloth with titles stamped in black; dust jacket, some age-toning, spine panel and folds with small chips at folds, few short closed tears and creases, mild soiling; faint ownership inscription to front flyleaf. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 
Notes: first photoplay edition and one of the most sought-after in the series. Scarce in original unrepaired dust jacket.