GONE WITH THE WIND 1936 1st Ed 1st Print Signed by Author Margaret Mitchell

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 04, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
Up for auction is a first edition first print of the 1936 novel "Gone with the Wind" signed by the author Margaret Mitchell and published by The Macmillan Company, New York 1936. Margaret Mitchell’s “Gone with the Wind” is a romance novel set in Georgia during the American Civil War and the Reconstruction era that followed. The novel centers on its protagonist, Scarlett O’Hara, and her struggle to rebuild and sustain her wealth, which had been lost as a result of the fall of the Confederacy. Using any means necessary, Scarlett regains what she has lost, in large part due to Rhett Butler, a scoundrel and scallawag with a bad reputation. The trials and tribulations of Scarlett and her unwavering perseverance make this novel an American classic. Winning a Pulitzer Prize in 1937, a year after it was first published, “Gone with the Wind” went on to become an Academy Award-winning film in 1939. The book is in very good condition, firm, and is completely intact with no loose pages. Cover is lightly soiled and there is light wear at the ends, corners, and edges. Book has all 1037 pages plus 3 blank pages at the end. There is no extra handwriting, scribble, or notes from anyone other than the author (signature). The Spine of the book has come unglued from the pages in the middle but book is still completely intact and sturdy (see photos). ... read more