The Scarlet Letter
A classic work of historical fiction set in the Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony from 1642 to 1649. The novel tells the story of Hester Prynne who has conceived a daughter through an affair and is forced to wear a scarlet ‘A’ as punishment. The book explores themes such as legalism, guilt, and sin as Prynne struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity.
First published in 1850, this edition is derived from the book published in 1874 with 30 black and white illustrations and numerous page decorations throughout. As always, this edition is complete and unabridged.
Size: 6" x 9"
Font Size: 12.5pt
Paperback - Black & White
Perfect bound with gloss cover; cream standard paper.
Paperback - Scarlet Accent
Perfect bound with gloss cover; white standard paper.
Hardcover - Scarlet Accent
Casewrapped with gloss cover; white standard paper.
Linen Hardcover - Scarlet Accent
Linen cloth wrapped hardcover in red with gold foil stamped letters and gloss dust cover; white standard paper.