The Scarlet Letter – A Romance
Octavo, iv, 322pp. Publishers brown cloth bindings, gilt title on spine, imprint on covers. Advertisements dated March 1, 1850. First edition of 2500 copies printed, with “reduplicate” instead of “repudiate” on page 21. Heavy wear to spine and covers. Chipping to spine with spine cloth showing at places. Bumped corners and shelf wear. Water stain to title page and front end paper. Occasional foxing, but overall clean and not affecting text.
Comments: This copy is an excellent candidate for expert bindery repair.
Ticknor, Reed and Fields
First Edition, First Issue