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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE/NFINE.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright, clean,colour pictorial artwork illustrated dw/dj; with negligible shelf-wear or creasing to edges and corners,no nicks or tears present. Publisher's circular,white adhesive 'Author Signed' sticker to upper wrap of dw/dj.Both head +foot of spine/backstrip minisculely bumped with reciprocal creasing.Top+fore-edges bright and clean; contents bright,tight and clean - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corner tips - possibly an unread copy.Publisher's bright, clean,sharp-cornered original plain black cloth boards with bright,crisp,blocked gilt letters to spine/backstrip and immaculate plain maroon endpapers.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,1-296pp [paginated] includes 22 chapters; plus [ubnpaginated] half-title+title page,4pp blanks at rear. Victor Frankenstein,a serious-minded student from Switzerland,meets 'Mad Shelley',a poet and atheist,at Oxford University.Soon,the two young men are deep in discussion of electrical science and natural philosophy.In this fervid and fervent atmosphere Frankenstein begins to contemplate new principles and new beliefs. Frankenstein embarks on his anatomy experiments in a barn in the secluded village of Headington, just outside Oxford.But the cadavers supplied by the local coroner are frequently damaged or decaying,so he moves his coils and fluids to a deserted pottery manufactory in Limehouse.Here he makes contact with the Doomsday men - the resurrectionists - who now cross the Thames in the dead of night to bring him fresh corpses of the recently dead . . . . 'The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein', with its spine-chilling narrative and its ingeniously clever twists of plot and character,will become a classic of the twenty-first century.It is another brilliant example of the power of Peter Ackroyd's imagination. Want more Peter ACKROYD titles? Please check my SIGNED,BIOGRAPHY,MODERN FIRSTS2, 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die,and GENERAL catalogues for other and similar, SIGNED and unsigned titles. Please contact seller,because of the value of this item,for correct,insured shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page! N.B. ALL buyers please note,that stocks' actual shipping/P+p costs are adjusted and any difference is refunded,after order's receipt and before the order's despatch,especially if the item(s) are offered either P+p included/FREE. ** N.B. US/Canada customers please be aware: Standard AIRMAIL postage from UK to these destinations can now cost more than the price of any inexpensive book! If speed is not of the essence,then Economy rate is recommended - at approx. anything from a 1/3rd to 1/2 of the standard US AIR quote/rate - sometimes arriving sooner than the 42 days - but not always. **

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