Vol. I, Letter III, pp. 18–19

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
Vol. I, pp. 18–19

p. 18
my crew are gallant fellows & I am firm of purpose;

p. 19
The appearance of the sky is indiscribably beautiful; clear by day, and illuminated at night by the Aurora Borealis which spreads a roseate tinge over the heavens, & over the sea which reflects it’s splendour.

One or two hard gales, and the carrying away of a mast,