Front flyleaf verso–p. [i], half-title page, recto

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus

London: Printed for Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones, 1818.

Purchased by Pierpont Morgan in 1910

PML 16799
Front flyleaf verso–p. [i], half-title page, recto

Mrs. Thomas from her friend—the Author Mary Shelley

being the copy she made her corrections and additions in, for the Second Edition. Genoa, 1823.

My acquaintance with this very interesting person—arose from her being introduced to me under circumstances of so melancholy a nature (which attended her widowhood)—that it was impossible to refuse the aid asked of me—I gave her all I could and passed many delightful hours with