The copy was one of 500 originally printed anonymously by author Mary Shelley in 1818. It comes in three volumes and features the original hardcover boards. It also includes a preface by her husband, poet Percy Shelley, along with a dedication to her father, William Godwin, a journalist and political philosopher.
This copy was the first to be auctioned since 1985.
The literary classic tells of a scientist who brings a corpse back to life, creating a creature that goes rogue.