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Lord Byron’s Copy of Frankenstein, Inscribed by Mary Shelley

Lord Byron’s copy of Frankenstein, Inscribed by Mary Shelley.

Peter Harrington is proud to announce that we will be selling Lord Byron’s copy of Frankenstein, inscribed to him by Mary Shelley.

[SHELLEY, Mary.] Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. London: for Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones, 1818.

First edition, presentation copy to Lord Byron, with the author’s autograph inscription to the front flyleaf: “To Lord Byron from the Author”. An unsurpassable association copy of the best known fiction of the Romantic era, perhaps the most evocative presentation copy conceivable in all nineteenth-century literature.

This item will be exhibited at Peter Harrington from 26 September to 3 October 2012.

More details to be released 8pm 25th September 2012. These include a video and full description of the history of this unique book.

Peter Harrington invites offers in excess of £350,000.

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