Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell, a first edition, first printing in scarce first state dust jacket. Octavo, [vi], 1037 pp, [5pp, blank]. Original gray cloth. Clean pages in tight bindings. Slight toning to spine. Contains “Set up and electrotyped. Published May 1936” on copyright leaf, with no mention of other printings. First state dust jacket, with $3.00 on front flap and “Gone With The Wind” appearing in right side column of “Macmillan Spring Novels” advertisement. Dust jacket has been expertly repaired and reinforced. Scarce to find in publishers first state dust jacket.
Comments: This Pulitzer Prize winning novel would be adapted into a feature film in 1939. According to a Harris Poll in 2014, this book remains the “second favorite book of American readers, just behind the Bible.”