1946 THE SCARLET LETTER Nathaniel Hawthorne Illustrated Hardcover Dust Jacket
This is a 1946 hardcover edition of The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. It was illustrated by Nell Booker with an introduction by Carl Van Doren. It was manufactured in the United States of America. The dust jacket has a couple small tears but is in good condition. The boards of the book are red with a design element on the front featuring black ink and gold lettering on both the front cover and spine. The interior pages are structurally sound and contain no signs of highlighting, marginalization, or dog-eared pages.
The Scarlet Letter is a romantic piece of historical fiction by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne, published in 1850. Over the last century people have tried to ban Nathaniel Hawthorne's widely read novel for moral reasons because they believe it to be pornographic and even obscene. If you are a collector of banned books, this is one you want in your library.