The Scarlet Letter

By Hawthorne, Nathaniel

The Scarlet Letter: A Romance (1850) is considered the American author Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'masterwork.' A work of historical fiction set in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during the Puritan settlement of 1642-1949 itells the story of Hester Prynne, who after having a child as a result of an extra-marital affair attempts to live a life of repentance and dignity although she is marked by having to wear a Scarlett A on her person. Throughout the novel, Hawthorne explores themes of legalism, sin, and guilt.

The Scarlett Letter was one of the first mass-produced novels in the United States, prior printing of books generally done by hand. The 2,500 copies first printed sold out in days, and the mass-production of books opened up conversation about books and authors to a wider-audience on a national level. The first edition of The Scarlet Letter sold out in ten days and “made Hawthorne’s fame, changed his fortune and gave to our literature its first symbolic novel a year before the appearance of Melville’s Moby-Dick” (Bradley). Although an instant best-seller, the books sales over fourteen years only brought the author $1500.

First Edition Identification and Notes

First edition published by Ticknor, Reeds and Fields, in Boston 1850. Main first edition marker is "reduplicate" instead of "repudiate" on page 21 Four page publisher's adverts at front dated March 1, 1850 and preceding the free end paper. The brown T-cloth favored by Ticknor & Fields is famous for becoming brittle with age, and cracking or fraying at the spine tips. First editions can run upwards of $20,000.

The second edition adds a preface and has a Metcalf imprint on verso of title-page. The third printing has the same preface but has a Hobart & Robbins imprint on verso of title-page.

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

From Abaa.org Checklist of Hawthorne's first and major editions: 

A note of caution is warranted for this book: Like so many landmark works of literature, this book has been a favorite target of forgers for nearly a century and copies of the second edition are found posing as first editions (with the preface cleverly excised), and copies of first edition sheets are often found recased in the identical bindings that were used on the second, third and later printings.  Prices vary widely with condition, and Hawthorne collectors must compete with "highspot collectors" but most copies in very good unrepaired condition fetch $5,000 or more, and a fine copy can bring more than double that much. A nice copy of the second edition should be under $1,000. -

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1850
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Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first issue with uncorrected errors: "reduplicate" for "repudiate" on line 20 of page 21; "characterss" page 41, line 5; "Chatechism" page 132, line 29; and "known of it" page 199, line 4. In a lovely, near-contemporary half-leather over marbled paper binding, bound without ads. One of… Read more
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Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields,, 1850. Finely bound with the advertisements dated "March 1, 1850" Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, single rule to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First edition, first issue: with the advertisements… Read more
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Boston, MA: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850. [American Literature] FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Octavo (18 x 12cm) pp.[iv]; 322, title page printed in red and black. Elegantly bound in full deep red oasis morocco, with black title labels lettered in gilt, raised bands, gilt decoration to spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Earliest state of the text with the… Read more
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Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850. Brown cloth, lettered in gilt, stamped in blind. Edgeworn, rebacked with original backstrip laid down and front inner hinge reinforced, collector's bookplate on front pastedown, some soiling and paper residue on rear endsheets, catalogue (1 March) tanned, some occasional old and somewhat obnoxious discolorations in margins and at fore-edge. Just an average copy.… Read more
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The Scarlet Letter: A Romance

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1904
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New York, Privately Printed, 1904., 1904. Large 8vo. Illustrated with 15 plates in two states, colored and uncolored by A. Robandi and C. Graham; 30 plates in all. Full contemporary red morocco with elaborate gilt stamped design of scrolling, small flowers and ruling; marbled endpapers. Fine. Bookplate of . on the front pastedown. One of 125 copies on Imperial Japan… Read more
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1892
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New York: John B. Alden, 1892. Very good.. Original cloth enclosed in custom homemade dust jacket with original watercolor on front panel, threaded with two 1.25'' wide pink silk ribbons, visible on rear panel and threaded underneath front panel, with extra length on both ends to create ties at fore-edge. 238 pages. Closed tear to title page. Jacket… Read more
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New York: privately printed,, 1904. Large octavo (259 x 176 mm). Contemporary binding by Zaehnsdorf for Brentano's (New York), in brown crushed morocco with red onlay, covers with central panel in gilt infilled with stylized flower and leaf tools, spine lettered in gilt with flower ornaments in compartments, brown silk endpapers, gilt ruled edges, inner dentelles and top edge… Read more
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1850
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Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1850. Second Edition, first printing, with the Hobart & Robbins imprint on copyright page. 4 pages of Ads dated March 1, 1850. vi, 322pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original brown cloth, some rubbing at head and tail of spine. Very good plus. Second Edition, first printing, with the Hobart & Robbins imprint on copyright… Read more
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London, N.D. (1859): Charles H. Clarke No date, (1859). Illustrations throughout by Miss M.E. Dear. An uncommon early British edition of Hawthorne's classic American novel, Note in ink front end page states "rebound July 28, 1898", a fine late 19th c. binding of half red crushed morocco over marbled boards, five raised bands with polshed red labels, gilt lettering, rules,… Read more
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A Medicine for Melancholy

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The Scarlet Letter

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1892
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Boston: Samuel Cassino, 1892. hardcover. near fine. Many illustrations by H.P. Barnes. 2 volumes, 8vo, bound in 3/4 blue polished calf, ornately gilt spines, burgundy leather spine labels, marbled boards, top edges gilt.Boston: Samuel Cassino, 1892. Near Fine.
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London: Charles Clarke. hardcover. very good(+). Illustrated by Miss M.E. Dear. 8vo, 1/2 red leather, marbled end-papers, gilt spine with leather labels. London: Charles Clarke, n.d. (ca. 1860). First illustrated edition.
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1850
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Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850. Second edition. Slight lean; few internal marks and smudges; a pair of early ownership inscriptions; shelf rubbed and with wear to head and heel of spine. 8vo, 322pp, publisher's ads (May 1850) in front; brown cloth. Includes a new two-page preface by the author. With Metcalf on copyright page and ads dated… Read more
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The Scarlet Letter

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1892
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THE SCARLET LETTER

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1941
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1941. Hardcover. Very slight rubbing to spine tips. Just about Fine in similar slipcase and very uncommon in this condition. Henry Varnum Poor. Octavo (6-1/4" x 9-3/8") bound in full scarlet-stained sheepskin with a large red letter "A" set off on black leather surrounded by a gilt design on the front cover and… Read more
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The Scarlet Letter

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1928
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New York: Grabhorn, 1928. Limited. hardcover. very good(+). Angelo, Valenti. Color woodblock illustrated by Valenti Angelo. 362pp. 8vo, rebound in full orange leather. New York: Grabhorn Press, 1928. Leather on spine and top of front cover is slightly faded, still a very good(+) copy. Limited Edition, one of 980 numbered copies.
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THE SCARLET LETTER, A ROMANCE (2ND EDITION)

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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1851
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Boston, MA: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields. VG/NONE; Hardback in Very Good condition without dust jacket.. 1851. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; Stain to upper corner of approximately the first 50 pages; book spine repaired. .
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1850
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Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1850. Second Edition First Issue. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. A Very Good copy in embossed full brown leather lettered and decorated in gold at the spine, marbled endpapers. An apparently mid-twentieth century binding. Small owner's name/address label from the US Embassy in Bogota, Colombia, no other marks. Hobart & Robbins on the… Read more
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THE SCARLET LETTER.

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel.

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4to. Custom half leather binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with blue leather spine & fore edges, blue cloth covered boards. Raised bands, tooled in gilt. Top edge gilt. Marbled end papers. Original blue cloth binding material bound in at rear of book. First illustrated edition. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. Minor fading to hinges, some… Read more
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The Scarlet Letter

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1850
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Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1850. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Second Edition. Metcalf & Company imprint at bottom of copyright page, two page author preface, "The Custom-House - Introductory" present, but lacking the first page of adverts, therefore rendered undated but still identifiable as a second edition. In Very Good condition, with wear commensurate with age. Cloth shows… Read more
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The Scarlet Letter

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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2010-06-26
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The Scarlet Letter.

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel.

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The Hermitage Bookshop, Member ABAA
Published
1851.
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Light foxing to first and last few leaves, spine sunned a shade, near fine in custom mylar cover.
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George Routledge and Co., 1851. Light foxing to first and last few leaves, spine sunned a shade, near fine in custom mylar cover. 20th Century brown cloth-backed marbled boads with paper label.
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The Scarlet Letter.

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel.

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The Hermitage Bookshop, Member ABAA
Published
1904.
Condition
Fine in cloth chemise.
Edition
One of 125 copies.
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Privately Printed, New York: 1904. One of 125 copies. Fine in cloth chemise. Fifteen full page illustrations by A. Robaudi & C. Graham each in two states, hand-colored and black & white. Original stiff wrappers in tissue dust jacket.
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THE SCARLET LETTER Franklin Library

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Rare Book Cellar
Published
1985
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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$324.97

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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. Bound in premium full leather with hubbed spines. Collector's Library of the World's… Read more
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The Scarlet Letter.

by HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.

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Peter Harrington
Published
1992
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£302.65

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London, Everyman's Library,, 1992. Octavo. Hand bound in full black morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, top edge gilt. Fine. A handsome leather bound volume of this classic novel which was first published in 1850.
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THE SCARLET LETTER Easton Press

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Rare Book Cellar
Published
1975
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First Edition; First Printing
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$299.97

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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1975. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition. ; 100 Greatest Books Ever Written.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original binding. All domestic orders shipped protected… Read more
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THE SCARLET LETTER Franklin Library

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Rare Book Cellar
Published
1979
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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$299.97

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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in boards. Decorated endpapers. All edges gilt. Hubbed spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original binding. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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THE SCARLET LETTER Easton Press

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Rare Book Cellar
Published
1975
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First Edition; First Printing
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Westport, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1975. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original binding. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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The Scarlet Letter

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Used - Very Good
ISBN
9781453660294
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$298.69

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Used - Very Good. Item in very good condition! Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc...
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