Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus
London: Printed for Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones, 1818.
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan in 1910
p. [ii], half-title page, verso–p. [iii], title page, recto
her at Albaro. She left Genoa a few months for England. I called on her in London in 1824—but as my friends disliked her Circle of Friends—and Mrs Shelley was then no longer in a Foreign Country helpless, pennyless, and broken hearted—I never returned again to her but I preserve this Book and her autograph notes to me—as at some future day they will be literary Curiosities.