The scarlet letter. Nathaniel HAWTHORNE.
The scarlet letter.

The scarlet letter.

Boston: Ticknor Reed and Fields, 1850. 8vo. iv, [vi]-iv, 322 pp. Title in red and black with publisher’s ads dated March 1, 1850 between front endpapers. With all first issue points. Original blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine; text lightly toned with a couple of insignificant stains on lower fore-edge of a few leaves. A superb copy, possibly re-cased and preserved in a morocco clamshell box with a scarlet “A” applique on front cover. Item #14237

First edition, first issue of one of the great classic of American literature. Printed in a limited edition of 2500 copies.

Price: $7,500.00

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