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“At two P.M we set sail, and the men voluntarily launched out to make a traverse of fifteen miles across Melville Sound, before a strong wind and heavy sea. The privation of food, under which our voyagers were then laboring, absorbed every other terror; otherwise...

1831 edition illustrations by Theodor von Holst“The day of my departure at length arrived.”Title: Frankenstein: or, The Modern PrometheusAuthor: Mary W. ShelleyThe National Library (Third) Edition; First Illustrated EditionPublished: London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831Pages: 200; Introduction and Preface included.Call Number: PR5397 F7 1831Mary...