Mary Shelley; A Prediction? Mary Shelley Collection at Smith College, 1979, limited edition
Mary Shelley; A Prediction? An essay by Gay Wilmerding for the Mary Shelley Collection at Smith College. This accompanies the text of a previously unpublished Mary Shelley letter.
One hundred and twenty five copies of this brochure were printed by Barbara Blumenthal at the Catawba Press, Northampton, Massachusetts, on behalf of the Mary Shelley Collection at Smith College, 1979. First and Limited edition. The publication also includes a list of their Mary Shelley holdings of books printed during her lifetime.
Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. With greetings inscription from Ruth Mortimer, Curator of Rare Books at Smith College to William St Clair to inside cover. Also contains a magazine article page about the Mary Shelley Collection. Please see our other listings for related works.
Good pamphlet - blue card wraps containing printed text. Mary W Shelley facsimile signature to front. Age discoloration to edges of covers. Text is clean and securely bound. Text pages printed on a nice quality ivory stock. Scarce.
Covers + 8pp.
Weight approximately 34g unpacked.
Dimensions: Approximately 225mm high x 174mm wide x 2mm deep.