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Mitchell, Margaret

Published by The Limited Editions Club New York at The Sign of the Stone Book in Bloomfield, Connecticut. (1968)

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Item Description: The Limited Editions Club New York at The Sign of the Stone Book in Bloomfield, Connecticut., 1968. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Limited Edition. Pages have some slight fading, otherwise clean. Blue and gray toned cover. 9" x 12 1/4" x 3". Blue slipcase is in Good condition with fading on the spine and front, and some scuffs on back. Glassine for both volumes are faded on spine. Both glassine are torn at the spine (see photo). Introduction by Henry Steele Commager. Illustrations drawn and signed by John Groth. A two volume set. Copy #128 of a limited fifteen hundred printed. We, at Coalesce Bookstore, thank our customers and supporters, acknowledging that what we do would not be possible were it not for each of you. Books over 2.2 lbs require additional shipping cost outside US, approximately $40USD ($25USD for Canada). Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # RS.MIMA.gone.1968.6

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Item Description: 1938. No Binding. Book Condition: Very Good. 4to. MITCHELL, MARGARET. (1900-1949). American author of "Gone With the Wind". TLS. ("Margaret Mitchell Marsh"). 3½pp. 4to. Atlanta, December 27, 1938. Written on her personal stationery to Danish illustrator AXEL MATHIESEN (1882-1973). "The packages containing the two books arrived on Christmas Eve and was received with great pleasure. I think Denmark and the United States share the same Christmas customs and gifts are placed upon the Christmas tree or under it. On Christmas morning I arose early and went to the home of my nephews to observe their Christmas joys. They were very impressed with your gift, for their father (my brother) had explained that it came from far across the ocean and that the pictures in the book were drawn by the same man who drew the Gone With the Wind pictures hanging in their bedroom. They liked the book so much that they began quarrelling violently over who should look at it and little Joe was put to bed for an hour as punishment for snatching the book from Eugene. You are indeed a versatile artist to be able to execute such different types of illustration. I have a friend, named Wilbur Kurtz, who is a well known artist and student of Confederate history. He delights to make pictures of the battles which were fought around Atlanta and of scenes in Atlanta before the Yankees burned the town. The reason Mr. Kurtz is in Hollywood is that the filming of Gone With the Wind has actually begun. Mr. Kurtz. is at present superintending the construction of seven blocks of Atlanta streets, business buildings and dwelling houses, including the railroad station where Scarlett went to get the doctor the day Melanie's baby was born. Perhaps you will wonder why I omitted telling you what actress would play the part of Scarlett. I do not know myself! This actress is to be announced around January 1st. I will be very glad when her name is told, for public interest in this picture is great and curiosity is high and no one will believe me when I tell them that I do not know who will be Scarlett. With thanks for your kind thought of me and my nephews." After writing for the Atlanta Journal, Mitchell began work on Gone With the Wind, which occupied her for ten years. Her epic story of the American Civil War and Reconstruction sold one million copies in the first six months after its publication in 1936, at the time, the biggest selling novel in the history of U.S. publishing. Soon after the U.S. success of Gone With the Wind, the novel was published in Norway and Sweden. Denmark became the third country to acquire foreign language rights when Copenhagen publisher Steen Hasselbalch (1881-1952) released the work in Danish. Hollywood producer David O. Selznick bought the film rights, paying the record sum of $50,000. Casting the female lead was a lengthy process and involved many screen stars including Katharine Hepburn, Carole Lombard, Paulette Goddard, Barbara Stanwyck, Lana Turner, Bette Davis, and Joan Crawford, before English actress Vivian Leigh was cast to star opposite Clark Gable. Wilbur G. Kurtz (1882-1967) became noted for his historical depictions of the South both as a writer and an artist. Our letter mentions the many foreign editions. In addition to the authorized versions, pirated foreign copies with which Mitchell wryly filled her bookcases, abounded. Her later years were dominated by financial worries and, accordingly, she tried to keep close track of foreign royalties. By the time of her death in 1949, sales of Gone with the Wind had reached 8,000,000. Mathiesen worked as a commercial artist as well as an illustrator of children's books, including Vil Du Med? Among other authors whose works he illustrated in Denmark were Edgar Rice Burroughs, Rudyard Kipling and Agatha Christie. Folded with some light wear. Boldly signed in black ink and in very good condition. Accompanied by a letter of thanks to Mathiesen from Mitchell's young nephew Eugene. * All our items are sent via FedEx. Extra postage may be necessary. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000669

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Mitchell, Margaret

Published by MacMillan (1936)

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Item Description: MacMillan, 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A very good first edition (May, 1936 on the copyright page) in a very good first issue dust jacket (with Gone with the Wind listed second in the second column on the back panel), SIGNED by Margaret Mitchell on the front free endpaper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Provenance is a Heritage Auction, with tab from auction laid in. Also laid in are 4 postage stamps featuring Ms. Mitchell. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 1503107

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Item Description: 1941. No Binding. Book Condition: Fine. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. MITCHELL, MARGARET. (1900-1949). American author of the enormously popular novel Gone with the Wind. TLS. ("Margaret Mitchell Marsh"). 2pp. 12mo. Atlanta, December 19, 1941. On a folded sheet to her friend LUCILLE BUSEY (1894-1971). "Your beautifully wrapped package was a joy to the eye and I am wearing the Christmas bells on my coat lapel. The cake was a joy to the taste, and it tasted especially good to me because I've been on an almost liquid diet for some time, following flu. I recommend your cake to anyone who had had flu. It will make them realize that, after all, there are lovely things in life! Thank you so much for it-" After writing for the Atlanta Journal, Mitchell began work on Gone with the Wind, which occupied her for the next ten years. Gone with the Wind sold one million copies in the first six months following its publication in 1936, making it the biggest selling novel in the history of U.S. publishing up to that time. By the end of her life sales of her epic story about the American Civil War and Reconstruction had reached 8,000,000. The motion picture version of the novel, released in 1939, also enjoyed extraordinary success, winning eight Oscars in 1940. The fictional setting of Mitchell's novel is thought to have been inspired by the small town of Fayetteville, Georgia, from which her family originated. Mitchell returned to the town annually to tend to the family graves and on one such trip she met the recipient of our letter. Busey was a leading force to establish a community library, a cause which Mitchell readily and generously supported. "When the library was completed, Miss Mitchell gathered up a carload of books from her Atlanta friends, many of them autographed, and personally took them to the new library. One week later in August, 1949, she was killed by an automobile while crossing an Atlanta street. In her will Miss Mitchell made only two institutional bequests, one to the Atlanta Historical Society, and one to The Margaret Mitchell Marsh Library in Fayetteville," (Remembering Margaret Mitchell Author of Gone with the Wind, Love, et al). In very fine condition with the original envelope. * All our items are sent via Federal Express. Additional postage may be requested. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000838

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Item Description: 1940. No Binding. Book Condition: Please See Description. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. MITCHELL, MARGARET. (1900-1949). American author of the enormously popular novel Gone with the Wind. TLS. ("Margaret Mitchell Marsh"). 1p. 4to. Atlanta, January 9, 1940. On her personal stationery. To her friends LYNNE BEADLES (1886-1959), LUCILLE BUSEY (1894-1971) and Mrs. Hines. "When we came home from our trip, Miss Baugh showed me the Christmas box you three had sent and I can't tell you how pleased and grateful we both were. We did not have any fruit cake at Christmas time - which made the holiday seem hardly legal - and I'm sure if we had scoured the South we couldn't have found any cake which tasted nicer or was as juicy. I can't seem to leave it alone and got up three times last night to nibble. If my figure is ruined you have yourselves to blame. I do thank you so much for it and I am even more appreciative of the fact that the three of you went to the trouble to mix and bake and wrap and mail it to me. The nuts and jam are grand, too. You are very kind friends. I was so glad to hear of the Library's record for the week of December 21st. Eighty-two book withdrawals sounds wonderful to me and it certainly shows how interested the people of the County are. I know it must make all of you feel very proud to know what your work and your interest have done for the people of your section. Again - so many thanks for the lovely box. Cordially-" After writing for the Atlanta Journal, Mitchell began Gone with the Wind, which occupied her for the next ten years. Gone with the Wind sold one million copies in the first six months following its publication in 1936, making it the biggest selling novel in the history of U.S. publishing up to that time. By the end of her life sales of her epic story of the American Civil War and Reconstruction had reached 8,000,000. The motion picture version of the novel, released in 1939, also enjoyed extraordinary success, winning eight Oscars in 1940. The fictional setting of Mitchell's novel is thought to have been inspired by the small town of Fayetteville, Georgia, from which her family originated. Mitchell made yearly trips to the town to tend to family graves and on one such trip met the recipient of our letter. Busey and Beadles were leading forces in establishing a community library, a cause which Mitchell readily and generously supported and, through their work, the women became friends and frequent correspondents. "When the library was completed, Miss Mitchell gathered up a carload of books from her Atlanta friends, many of them autographed, and personally took them to the new library. One week later in August, 1949, she was killed by an automobile while crossing an Atlanta street. In her will Miss Mitchell made only two institutional bequests, one to the Atlanta Historical Society, and one to The Margaret Mitchell Marsh Library in Fayetteville," (Remembering Margaret Mitchell Author of Gone with the Wind, Love, et. al.). Margaret Baugh was Mitchell's personal secretary. Our letter is reproduced in Remembering Margaret Mitchell, Author of Gone With the Wind by Lucille Thompson Love et. al. Folded with some light age toning along the edges. A notation on the verso in red pen is slightly visible; otherwise in very good condition. Matted with a colorized photo of Mitchell with Clark Gable. * All our items are sent via Federal Express. Additional postage may be requested. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000837

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Mitchell, Margaret

Published by Macmillan, New York (1936)

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Item Description: Macmillan, New York, 1936. First edition of the author's classic novel. Octavo, original gray cloth. Signed by Margaret Mitchell on the front free end paper. First printing, with "Published May 1936" on the copyright page and no mention of other printings. First issue dust jacket, with Gone with the Wind listed in the second column of the booklist on the back panel, with $3.00 cost on the front flap. Near fine in the orignal dust jacket with some professional restoration to the extremities. A very nice example. In 1923, Margaret Mitchell became a feature writer for the Atlanta Journal, and in 1925, married John Marsh, a public relations officer for Georgia Power. She found most of her assignments unfulfilling, and she soon left to try writing fiction more to her own taste. Her own harshest critic, she would not try to get her work published. She began to write Gone with the Wind in 1926, while recovering from an automobile accident. Over the next eight years she painstakingly researched for historical accuracy. She accumulated thousands of pages of manuscript. Here is how she later described her life's labor: "When I look back on these last years of struggling to find time to write between deaths in the family, illness in the family and among friends which lasted months and even years, childbirths (not my own), divorces and neuroses among friends, my own ill health and four fine auto accidents . it all seems like a nightmare. I wouldn't tackle it again for anything. Just as soon as I sat down to write, somebody I loved would decide to have their gall-bladder removed. . " In 1934, an editor from Macmillan's Publishers came to Atlanta seeking new authors. He was referred to John and Margaret Marsh as people who knew Atlanta's literary scene. She steered him to several prospects, but didn't mention her own work. A friend told him that she was writing a novel, but she denied it. On the night before he was to leave Atlanta, she appeared at his hotel-room door with her still imperfect, mountainous manuscript and left it with him for better or for worse. "This is beyond doubt one of the most remarkable first novels produced by an American writer. It is also one of the best" (New York Times). Gone With the Wind is said to be the fastest selling novel in the history of American publishing (50,000 copies in a single day), and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize. Bookseller Inventory # 4313

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Mitchell, Margaret

Published by The Macmillan Company, New York (1936)

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Item Description: The Macmillan Company, New York, 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition, later issue published the same year as the First Edition. This copy is authentically SIGNED by Margaret Mitchell on the front free endpaper. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with light wear to the top spine and edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy in collector's condition SIGNED by the author. Includes a beautiful facsimile dustjacket. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13516766342

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Mitchell, Margaret

Published by The Limited Editions Club, New York (1968)

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Item Description: The Limited Editions Club, New York, 1968. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Groth, John (illustrator). First Edition thus. Sm. folio (12" tall). 2 vols. (12),294;(6),(295)-594,(2)pp. Double column text. Illustrated with 21 color plates (11 are double-page) and 150 text drawings. Edition limited to 1,500 numbered copies, signed on the limitation leaf by the illustrator John Groth. Blue & gray cloth stamped in gilt. Both volumes housed in publisher's matching cloth slipcase. Laid in at front is the monthly Limited Editions Club newsletter and a leaf of bibliographic information regarding this edition. Bookplates of James Strohn Copley on front pastedowns, otherwise a fine, as new set. Bookseller Inventory # 1609

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MITCHELL, Margaret

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, New York, 1968. Hardcover. John Groth (illustrator). Two quarto (8-3/8" x 11-5/8") volumes bound in two-toned blue and gray buckram in a three-piece design with colors reversed for the two volumes; 684 pages. Printed At the Sign of the Stone Book. Introduction by Henry Steele Commager. Illustrated with 10 full-page and 11 double-page color plates, as well as 150 black-and-white drawings in the text, by John Groth. Copy #39 of 1500 SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in. Bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume. About Fine in a close to Fine slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 017360

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Margaret Mitchell

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Item Description: MacMillan Company, 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. MacMillan Company, New York 1936. First Edition / First Printing. Published May 1936, no additional printings. Rare. Gray Cloth boards. Second issue jacket Gone with the Wind as the first title in the first column. Signed by Margaret Mitchell on a personal letter from 1938. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Letter signed Peggy, Margaret Mitchell's nickname with close friends & family. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards & pages, tight spine, light shelf wear. Three short tears at the cloth spine, light age toning. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-, shelf wear, chipping at the foot of the spine. Light spots, short tears. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # 6938

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Mitchell, Margaret

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Item Description: Macmillan, 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition, later printing published August 1936. This copy is SIGNED by Margaret Mitchell on the front endpaper. A beautiful SIGNATURE NOT inscribed to anyone. The book is in great shape with some wear to the spine and edges. The binding is tight and the pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy SIGNED by the author with a spectacular facsimile dustjacket from the ORIGINAL. We buy SIGNED Margaret Mitchell First Editions. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-10743241203

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Mitchell, Margaret

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Item Description: Macmillan, New York, 1936. First edition of the author's classic novel. Octavo, original gray cloth. Inscribed by Margaret Mitchell on the front free end paper. First printing, with "Published May 1936" on the copyright page and no mention of other printings. First issue dust jacket, with Gone with the Wind listed in the second column of the booklist on the back panel, with $3.00 cost on the front flap. Near fine in an excellent dust jacket that shows light wear to the extremities. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A bright copy without any restoration. In 1923, Margaret Mitchell became a feature writer for the Atlanta Journal, and in 1925, married John Marsh, a public relations officer for Georgia Power. She found most of her assignments unfulfilling, and she soon left to try writing fiction more to her own taste. Her own harshest critic, she would not try to get her work published. She began to write Gone with the Wind in 1926, while recovering from an automobile accident. Over the next eight years she painstakingly researched for historical accuracy. She accumulated thousands of pages of manuscript. Here is how she later described her life's labor: "When I look back on these last years of struggling to find time to write between deaths in the family, illness in the family and among friends which lasted months and even years, childbirths (not my own), divorces and neuroses among friends, my own ill health and four fine auto accidents . it all seems like a nightmare. I wouldn't tackle it again for anything. Just as soon as I sat down to write, somebody I loved would decide to have their gall-bladder removed. . " In 1934, an editor from Macmillan's Publishers came to Atlanta seeking new authors. He was referred to John and Margaret Marsh as people who knew Atlanta's literary scene. She steered him to several prospects, but didn't mention her own work. A friend told him that she was writing a novel, but she denied it. On the night before he was to leave Atlanta, she appeared at his hotel-room door with her still imperfect, mountainous manuscript and left it with him for better or for worse. "This is beyond doubt one of the most remarkable first novels produced by an American writer. It is also one of the best" (New York Times). Gone With the Wind is said to be the fastest selling novel in the history of American publishing (50,000 copies in a single day), and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize. Bookseller Inventory # 3295

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Mitchell, Margaret

Published by Macmillan Company, New York, New York (1936)

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Item Description: Macmillan Company, New York, New York, 1936. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. N/a (illustrator). First Edition. First edition, first printing with "Published May, 1936" on copyright page (no other months or reprint runs listed). Signed by Margaret Mitchell on front endpaper. Name plate on inside front board. Light yellowing to endpapers. Previous owner's short, two-line inscription on top edge of reverse of front endpaper. Moderate wear to edges of spine and corners of boards. Faint yellowing to cloth over spine and edges of rear board. Jacket is a 17th printing jacket. Small tears and chips and some rough wear to edges of jacket. Jacket included in clear mylar cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 49633

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Mitchell, Margaret

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Item Description: The Macmillan Company, New York, 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Margaret Mitchell on the front free endpaper. A wonderful copy. This First Issue dustjacket with "Gone with the Wind" title printed on the second column of the back panel has minor wear the spine and edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with light wear to the spine and edges. The pages are exceptionally clean. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a superb copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION PUBLISHED May 1936 SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Margaret Mitchell First Editions. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-8987702792

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MITCHELL, MARGARET

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Item Description: The Macmillan Company, New York, 1936. Hardcover. With Mitchell's Tidy Signature,In Equally Tidy Sangorski Morocco. 222 x 152 mm (8 3/4 x 6"). 4 p.l., 1,037 pp. FIRST EDITION, First Issue (with "published May, 1936" on the copyright page and no note of further printing). Front flyleaf SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Very pleasing gray crushed morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers with single gilt rule border, raised bands decorated with stippled rule and flanked by gilt rules, panels with intricate gilt fleuron centerpiece and gilt titling, gilt-ruled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Upper right corner of back cover slightly soiled (with a series of short, thin, faint parallel lines about two to three inches in length descending from the top edge), spine slightly and evenly sunned to a pleasant light brownish-gray, trivial internal imperfections, otherwise very fine. This is the desirable first state of the first printing of Mitchell's perenially popular epic romance, perhaps the best-known American novel of the 20th century, our copy with the author's distinctive tidy signature on what is clearly the original flyleaf at the front. Sangorski & Sutcliffe, one of the premier English bookbinders, did a considerable amount of work for American booksellers, including Brentano's, and while the design here is restrained, the quality of the leather used and the precision of the finishing are first rate. FIRST EDITION, First Issue (with "published May, 1936" on the copyright page and no note of further printing). Front flyleaf SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Bookseller Inventory # ST11741d

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MITCHELL, MARGARET

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Item Description: Atlanta, 1948. No Binding. Book Condition: Please See Description. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. MITCHELL, MARGARET. (1900-1949). American author of the enormously popular novel Gone with the Wind. TLS. ("Margaret Mitchell Marsh"). 2pp. 4to. Atlanta, August 26, 1948. On two sheets of her personal letterhead. To David Grunbaum, literary agent for the Bookman Literary Agency in Denmark. "Tomorrow I will mail you a package containing two cans of vacuum-packed coffee. As this package will finish my payments of your commission of $62.14 on royalties I received in Finland in May, I would like to account to you. Here below are the articles I have sent to you, their cost and the postage. You will note that I have not listed the amount of postage on the package I will send tomorrow, but it will doubtless amount to approximately the remainder of the sum I owe you from commissions on the Finnish editions of Gone with the Wind. As to your commission on the Norwegian edition of Gone With the Wind, I note in your letter of July 28 you wrote, "I should be pleased if you would keep the amount with you at least for some time." I will be glad to do this. My only worry is that in case of my death there might be a long delay before your money would be with you, for in this country it takes about a year to "settle up an estate." I can understand perfectly your reason for wanting me to keep the amount ($603.62 and $15.21 - total $618.83) with my own money for the time being. You wrote of "this unstable world of ours," and that is sadly true. In this country we think often of our European friends in smaller countries, always at the mercy of their stronger neighbors, and our hearts go out to all of you." After writing for the Atlanta Journal, Mitchell began work on Gone with the Wind, which occupied her for the next ten years. Her epic story of the American Civil War and its aftermath sold one million copies in the first six months of publication in 1936 - at the time the biggest selling novel in U.S. publishing history. Much to Mitchell's surprise, the book enjoyed strong foreign sales as well; even unauthorized copies, with which Mitchell wryly filled her bookcases, abounded. In 1941 the Nazis banned Gone With the Wind, stimulating a black market for the book that continued throughout the war. After the war, however, Mitchell had to search out which publishers were still alive and where they or their heirs were living. Mitchell once said of these dealings, it's "like trying to swim where a dyke has been dynamited," (Southern Daughter: The Life of Margaret Mitchell, Pyron). Despite the ever-growing popularity of her novel, Mitchell's later years were dominated by financial worries and, accordingly, she tried to keep close track of foreign royalties. At the time of Mitchell's death sales of Gone With the Wind had reached 8,000,000. The motion picture version of the novel, released in 1939, also enjoyed extraordinary success and in addition to keeping interest in the novel alive it has endured as an American cinema classic. Our letter, an accounting of a commission paid with scarce post-war goods, provides insight into the difficulties that most Europeans faced even three years after the war's end. Docketed with the date, several pencil marks and two small red stamps; a paper clip mark and the upper right corners of both pages are slightly trimmed leaving the text unaffected. Boldly finished with an atypically large (4¼") signature. * All our items are sent via Federal Express. Additional postage may be necessary. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000483

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Mitchell, Margaret

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, NY, 1968. Hardcover. Groth, John (illustrator). 618 pages, 30 x 2 1/2 cm. Introduction by Henry Steele Commanger, illustrated with line-drawings and watercolors by John Groth. Limited edition, copy 1336 of 1500 signed by Groth. NEWMAN & WICHE 400. Fresh, crisp copy with LEC Monthly Letter and pre-publication advert laid-in, only flaw -- hint of flaking at two the two navy spine bands of Vol.I. Orig. basket weave gray and navy cloth. Near fine in fine slipcase. 2 vols. Bookseller Inventory # 19008

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Mitchell, Margaret

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Item Description: Macmillan, New York, 1936. 1037 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. First Edition, with "Published May, 1936" on the copyright page; first issue dust jacket. 1037 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. First Edition, in Jacket, With a Letter. Laid in is a one-page Typed Letter, signed ("Margaret Mitchell Marsh"), from Mitchell to bookseller Robert Wilson, then a student at Johns Hopkins University, on a sheet of personal stationery headed "Margaret Mitchell," dated Atlanta, Georgia May 21, 1941 and reading in full, "My dear Mr. Wilson, ? I have read the letter which my secretary wrote to you and I find I have little to add to it. As she wrote to you, I am no speaker and have never made any lectures of any type, so I regret that I must refuse your invitation. I do feel so flattered that The Johns Hopkins University wanted me to make this talk, and I thank you so much for asking me. Cordially, [signed in ink] Margaret Mitchell Marsh. Mrs. John R. Marsh". Willingham & Harwell 120; Harwell, In Tall Cotton 125 Original gray cloth lettered in blue. Minor shelf wear, else a fine, tight copy, in a very good first-issue dust jacket, unclipped, with "$3.00" cost and with the "Spring Novels" advertisment on the lower panel showing this work as the second title in the right hand column. Short closed tear to top edge of front panel, some wear to ends of spine panel, small squared closed tear on back panel. Half green morocco slipcase and cloth chemise First Edition, with "Published May, 1936" on the copyright page; first issue dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 237397

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Mitchell, Margaret

Published by Macmillan (1936)

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Item Description: Macmillan, 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, first printing SIGNED by Margaret Mitchell on front free endpaper. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION published May 1936. A spectacular first issue dustjacket with "Macmillan Spring Novels" printed on the top back panel. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in colors with no chips, or tears. The book is in excellent shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy SIGNED by the author and housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-623003379

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