New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1983). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine. Item #21260 .
First trade edition with the Wrightson illustrations. Small folio. 192,(2)pp. Red paper spine, gilt; green paper boards, gilt title on the upper board. Deep blue endpapers. There are some spots on the textblock edges and a gift inscription on the front free endpaper, else a fine copy. The dustarapper is price-clipped. It has a stain along the bottom edge else is in very good condition.
Berni Wrightson's genius brings a new dimension to Mary Shelley's masterwork. He has created magnificent pen and ink drawings that appear to be nothing less than 19th century wood or steel engravings.