Longmeadow Press (1984). Longmeadow Press, 1983. First Edition of this Printing. This Edition published exclusively for Longmeadow Press. Red cloth over boards, dark red cloth at spine, raised bans, design and lettering in gold. No DJ as issued. A beautiful Gift. The Scarlet Letter: A Romance is a work of historical fiction by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne, published in 1850. Set in Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony during the years 1642 to 1649, the novel tells the story of Hester Prynne who conceives a daughter through an affair and then struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity. Containing a number of religious and historic allusions, the book explores themes of legalism, sin, and guilt. Mint / Noj DJ as issued. Item #925
. First Edition of this Printing. This Edition published exclusively for Longmeadow Press,1983, No's line 1-10. Mint, printed on acid free paper, beautifully constructed with quality materials. Red cloth over boards, dark red cloth at spine, raised bans design and lettering in gold. No DJ as issued. The beautiful Illustrations were the last work of Hugh Thompson (1860-1920) the noted illustrator of the late nineteenth century. A beautiful Gift.