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For Sale: Lord Byron’s Copy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (UPDATED)

Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is arguably the first science fiction book ever written (if you exclude the less scientific writings of Lucian or elements from One Thousand and One Nights), and it has inspired a multitude of movies, plays, radio dramas, and one awesome breakfast cereal. Now one of the first copies will be up for grabs at London bookseller, Peter Harrington.

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