Karen Hanmer

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Title: Frankenstein Sheets

Frankenstein Sheets

Frankenstein Sheets

Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley in unfolded sheets | $40

11 signatures, five folios each (20 pages), 220 pages total. Includes four matching blank sheets for use as endpapers.
unfolded page size (short grain) 8.5 x 11”
folded text block: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5/8"
Formatted in Bodoni Egyptian from Project Gutenberg text and laser printed onto 70 lb text weight "natural" white paper (close to the tone of Arches text)

Includes additional material from the Internet Archive: a facsimile of the title page from the 1818 first edition, Theodore Von Holst frontispiece illustration from the 1831 revised edition, and the prefaces to these two editions.

Also available: ruled text blocks