San Diego & New York: A. S. Barnes & Company, 1981. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. From the personal library of Elsa Lancaster with gift INSCRIPTION from the author along with TLS on his letterhead thanking Ms. Lancaster for her contributions to his book. Ms. Lancaster was a British actress with a long career in theatre, film and television. Her role as the title character in "Bride of Frankenstein" (1935) in which she played as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and "The Monster's Bride" brought her widespread recognition. Minor wear to extremities; light age toning to rear cover else a fine copy with a unique association. Item #18122
"...a comprehensive and entertaining account of Universal's classic Monster series. It reveals the studio politics, the shameless publicity gimmicks, and the sheer Hollywood madness that made the eight films of Universal's Frankenstein saga the most successful and widely viewed horror films ever produced." - dustjacket flap.