Jun 17, 2021 - Sale 2573

Sale 2573 - Lot 242

Price Realized: $ 4,420
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 4,500
MITCHELL, MARGARET. Gone With the Wind. Thick 8vo, grey cloth stamped in slate, scattered soiling, most conspicuously to top of rear board with cloth lifting slightly, rubbing to lower extremities; first issue dust jacket entirely rebacked on paper, front flap clipped with $3.00 price in lower corner intact, several tape repairs and ghosts on recto, rear panel and flap dampstained with spotting; the dampstain on the rear board and jacket panel extending into contents beginning around p. 360 as narrow but widening tidemark culminating in purplish staining to approximately last dozen or so leaves, rear hinge starting, endpapers lightly spotted, signed bookplate to front pastedown; custom cloth clamshell box with morocco gilt label. First edition, signed by Mitchell in the first issue dust jacket with this title listed as second book in the right-hand column of rear panel. First printing with "May, 1936" on colophon. New York: Macmillan, 1936