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Title: Frankenstein Sheets

Frankenstein Sheets

Frankenstein Sheets

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

Available through Etsy.

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 from public domain 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