Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell 1936 | 1st Edition


  • Author: Margaret Mitchell
  • Publisher: Macmillan and Co, NY, 1936
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Attributes: First Edition, Dust Jacket

First edition, first printing, June 1936. Publisher’s grey cloth, spine ends frayed w/ a 1/2″ closed tear on top. front joint split half way down the spine, white stain and spotting on front board. Binding a bit shaky, interior clean, unmarked. Comes with a facsimile 1st edition DJ. Overall a Good copy of this classic.

Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

Widely considered The Great American Novel, and often remembered for its epic film version, Gone With the Wind explores the depth of human passions with an intensity as bold as its setting in the red hills of Georgia. A superb piece of storytelling, it vividly depicts the drama of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

This is the tale of Scarlett O’Hara, the spoiled, manipulative daughter of a wealthy plantation owner, who arrives at young womanhood just in time to see the Civil War forever change her way of life. A sweeping story of tangled passion and courage, in the pages of Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell brings to life the unforgettable characters that have captured readers for over seventy years.

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