Union Square & Co.

Frankenstein (Deluxe Edition)

By Mary Shelley (Author), John Coulthart (Illustrator)

Series Deluxe Illustrated Classics


Pub Date 10/10/2023

ISBN 9781454951575

Format Hardcover, Jacketed



Frankenstein (Deluxe Edition)

by Mary Shelley, John Coulthart

Immerse yourself in the haunting world of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley's legendary gothic horror novel. First published in 1818, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's classic tale of science gone wrong that has electrified readers for over 200 years. This deluxe Frankenstein special edition brings the dark drama and imagination of this seminal work of classic science fiction and horror to vivid life. It follows the story of gifted scientist Victor Frankenstein and the hideous creature he unwittingly unleashes.

Featuring the complete Mary Shelley 1818 edition text, 25 full-page illustrations by the acclaimed John Coulthart, recipient of the World Fantasy Award’s Artist of the Year award, bonus material including John Polidori’s The Vampyre and Lord Byron’s “The Darkness”—the two other works created during the famous 1818 contest that sparked Frankenstein–this one-of-a-kind edition yields an exceptional reading experience. Rediscover the ethical dilemmas and unforgettable characters that make Frankenstein a beloved piece of classic literature. An essential addition to any horror or science fiction fan's library.

With compelling cover art, distinctive gilded page edges, ribbon marker, and more, this collectible hardcover volume stands out on the shelf. An immortal tale reimagined, Mary Shelley's Gothic masterpiece has found new life. A haunting story made tangible ‒ this makes the ideal gift for readers of horror stories, classic novels–and collectors of classic books for adults. Treat yourself or a fellow literary lover to this striking Frankenstein keepsake edition.


Mary Shelley (1797-1851) was the author of five novels, though she is best known for Frankenstein. The daughter of feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, Shelley was steeped in the progressive ideals of the early 19th century. 

Title Details

Pages 304 pages, all in 2-color

Trim 6 x 9.12 x 0 Inches

Territories WENG

Category Classics