HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. The Scarlet Letter. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1850. Title printed in red and black. 8vo, original blindstamped cloth, spine gilt-lettered, minor wear to spine ends, very faint dampstaining to upper cover; front hinge cracked; slipcase. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE, with ads dated March 1, 1850. BAL 7600.