Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus
London: Printed for Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones, 1818.
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan in 1910
my crew are gallant fellows & I am firm of purpose;
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,