First Centipede Press edition, one of 200 numbered copies signed by Moser, McGrath, and Alfrey.
Following in the tradition of Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN, this now classic novella explores the philosophical consequences of scientific pursuit unrestrained by conscience. Moser's full-page wood engravings beautifully reflect the work's own adept balance of cheap thriller and conte philosophique – an equation that continues to influence creators and spawn adaptations, as demonstrated in the appendix of reproduced movie posters at the end of this production.
[Lakewood, CO]: Centipede Press, 2011. 11.75'' x 7.5''. Original quarter black velvet, with pictorial soft-touch paper boards. Endpapers with marbled design by Aeron Alfrey, green silk ribbon marker. In original green and black cloth slipcase. Illustrated by Moser with fifteen wood engravings; front cover by James Bama; rear cover by Basil Gogos; section of full-colour movie poster reproductions at rear. 257,  pages. Signed by Moser, McGrath, and Alfrey at limitation page.
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