Quantity: 1 available
Book Condition: Very Good
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. moderate handling wear with some fading/spotting to the cloth on lower spine. Dust Jacket with price of $1.95 is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has toned, with small loss on corners and spine tips.
First published in 1950. Spine style: 8 ['39-'63]. Rear panel G5 ['54 - '70] 388 books listed on inside of dust jacket: 1960 [Toledano]. Modern Library #93.3.
Originally published in 1850 a fiction in a historical setting, written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. The book is considered to be his "masterwork". Set in 17th-century Puritan Boston, Massachusetts, during the years 1642 to 1649, it tells the story of Hester Prynne, who conceives a daughter through an affair and struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity. Throughout the book, Hawthorne explores themes of legalism, sin, and guilt.