Gone with the wind by margaret mitchell, paperback barnes. Now bestselling writer alexandra ripley brings us back to tara and reintroduces us to the characters we remember so well. The first edition of gone with the wind by margaret mitchell was published in 1936 by the macmillan company in new york. Margaret mitchell gone with the wind source of the. However, so much is at stake with gwtw that it seems likely any renewal would cover all subscribers to the berne convention. Margaret mitchell after the civil war sweeps away the genteel life to which she has been accustomed, scarlett ohara sets about to salvage her georgia plantation home. It is considered the second printing by collectors because copies with a may publication date proceeds it. Jan 01, 2015 set in the civil war south, gone with the wind follows scarlett ohara vivien leigh and her tempestuous relationship with rhett butler clark gable. Gone with the wind international collectors library edition by margaret mitchell author. Editions of gone with the wind by margaret mitchell. What is the value of an original copy of the book gone. While the story of gone with the wind focuses on the life of the daughter of a wealthy slave owner, scarlett ohara, the wind done gone tells the story of the life of one of.
As he discussed a publishing contract with margaret mitchell, harold latham recommended another day as the title for the stillunnamed book. Information on buying and collecting gone with the wind by mitchell. Gone with the wind by margaret mitchell 1964, hardcover. Early printings of gone with the wind require a bit of math to determine the exact printing it is from. On the first printing dust jacket, gone with the wind is listed second down in the right column. But when it was finished, margaret mitchell had produced what would become the most successful novel ever written. It went on to at least 100 more printings and is one of the bestsellers of all time. In part 2, the american south has lost the civil wa. Gone with the wind margaret mitchell 1964 reprint of 1936. Collecting gone with the wind by mitchell, margaret first edition. International collectors library, ny 1936 and 1964 on page edition. It is a bestselling historical novel that tells an alternative account of the story in the american novel gone with the wind 1936 by margaret mitchell. A historical romance set in northern georgia during the drama of the civil war and reconstruction years.
How much is a 1964 gone with the wind book worth answers. Growing up and grasping gone with the wind it happens sometimes that you pick up a classic book expecting a great read, and youre disappointed. The first edition book is often sold with later printing or facsimile dust jackets. Collecting gone with the wind by mitchell, margaret. Items in the worthopedia are obtained exclusively from licensors and partners solely for our members research needs. Old book, gone with the wind copyright renewed 1964 written. Gone with the wind 20thcentury american bestsellers university.
First edition points to identify gone with the wind by. The publication, though, was pushed back a month and was released june 30th 1936. The page in this photo is from a first june printing of gone with the wind. It depicts the struggles of young scarlett ohara, the spoiled daughter of a welltodo plantation owner, who must use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty. Additionally, there are millions of book club editions in print. May have page creases, creased spine, bent cover or markings inside. Gone with the wind, facsimile edition of the first edition, first. This is being sold as is and as shown, so if you have any questions please contact us. Gone with the wind margaret mitchell 1964 reprint of 1936 first edition book unknown binding january 1, 1951 4. We read it when were young and fall in love with the characters, then we watch the film and read the book again and watch the film again and never get tired of revisiting an era that is the most important in our history. Margaret mitchell the epic love story of scarlett ohara and rhett butler during the civil war. Gone with the wind hardcover january 1, 1964 by margaret mitchell author. I was born in brunsick, georgia, so ive always been exposed to all of the wonderful history of the south, and one of the greatest books written on the south was gone with the wind. These books are identical in appearance to the original first edition, but were printed and published in 1964 or later.
Jacket is in good condition with some wear in corners, shown in pictures. To date gone with the wind has sold over 20 million copies world wide, placing it second only to the bible. I have a hard cover gone with the wind novel by xxxxx xxxxx. Set m the tumultuous years between 1861 and 1873, gone with the wind shifts between two main locales. The first edition of gone with the wind has been reprinted over 100 times since it was first published. I wouldnt normally assume this to be an international renewal for most works. Though at first, the 1,000something page book can appear daunting, it is an easy read youll quickly find yourself sucked in to the story and not wanting to put it down. Nov 28, 2011 i have a hard cover gone with the wind novel by xxxxx xxxxx.
Set in the civil war south, gone with the wind follows scarlett ohara vivien leigh and her tempestuous relationship with rhett butler clark gable. The lush, fertile beauty of tara and its importance to the ohara family is explained early in the novel by scarletts irishborn father, gerald. It won the pulitzer prize for fiction the next year. Even though it was 1,037 pages long, readers all over the world snatched up the book. See all 174 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. With lively characters and an enthralling plot, gone with the wind will quickly become one of your. Gone with the wind is a novel by american writer margaret mitchell, first published in 1936. This is a vintage 1964 copy of gone with the wind by margaret mitchell this book is in fantastic shape see pictures a great book for the price. Gone with the wind first edition points and identification modern. To commemorate its seventyfifth anniversary in 2014, the making of gone with the wind presents more than 600 items from the archives of david o.
While the story of gone with the wind focuses on the life of the daughter of a wealthy slave owner, scarlett ohara, the. Gone with the wind by margaret mitchell 1964 international. Selznick, the films producer, and his business partner john hay jock whitney, which are housed at the harry ransom center at the university of texas at austin. Mitchell gone with the wind 19361936 first edition abebooks.
Gone with the wind by margaret mitchell first edition points. Gone with the wind by margaret mitchell, paperback. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. Published in 1936, gone with the wind sold 50,000 copies on its first day, and two million after a year. Many feel she spearheaded important legislation farr, 1757. One indicator of the bce is roman numerals for 1936 mcmxxxvi on the page. May 31, 2012 growing up and grasping gone with the wind it happens sometimes that you pick up a classic book expecting a great read, and youre disappointed. This image depicts a slightly worn, firstedition book jacket of margaret mitchells novel gone with the windpublished in 1936together with the authors signature. Margaret mitchell writing styles in gone with the wind. Scarlett battles great odds to retain her southern elegance at the plantation tara. The movie romanticizes slavery, making them seem all happy and loving their masters.
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The second issue dust jacket lists gone with the wind at the top of the first column of new macmillan books. How to identify the first edition of gone with the wind by margaret mitchell. That means that there are literally millions of copies of the book that can technically be referred to as first editions. On the back of the jacket gone with the wind is in the right column. Books that state on the page published june, 1936 are second printings. Gone with the wind is one of those rare books that we never forget. Away from lawsuits, internet fan fiction has proved to be a fertile medium for sequels some of them book length, parodies, and rewritings of gone with the wind. This is in good as shown condition with corner and edge wear, torn jacket, and some small stains on page ends. Margaret mitchell only published one complete novel, but it was quite the book gone with the wind earned her the pulitzer prize in 1937 and national book award for 1936. The most popular and beloved american historical novel ever written, margaret mitchells gone with the wind is unparalleled in its portrayal of men and women at once larger than life but as real as ourselves. The item may have identifying markings on it or show other signs of previous use. The page in this photo is from a fifth printing book.
A novel by american writer margaret mitchell, gone with the wind took ten years to write and when it was published, its author won the pulitzer prize for fiction. But the story is amazing and i recommend watching but first read the book first so you can compare. In the next printings gone with the wind was moved to the very top of the left column. Gone with the wind by margaret mitchell 1936, hardcover. Gone with the wind is one of the most popular movies of all time.
First printing dust jackets are scarcer than the book itself. Gone with the wind 1964 book club edition by margaret mitchell hc dustjacket bce. Picture of the first edition macmillan boards for gone with the wind. Rhett, ashley, mammy, suellen, aunt pittypat, and, of course. The original publication of gone with the wind by margaret michell was originally going to be may 1936. We personally assess every book s quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Gone with the wind by margaret mitchell 1964 international collectors library. Jan 31, 2014 187 videos play all gone with the wind 1939 full movie online free hd mr.
We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Gone with the wind by margaret mitchell 1964 international collectors library author. With lively characters and an enthralling plot, gone with the wind will quickly become one of your favorite books, to be kept forever and read again and again. The story is set in clayton county and atlanta, both in georgia, during the american civil war and reconstruction era. The wind done gone 2001 is the first novel written by alice randall. Copyright of 1964, but issued in 1986 for the 50th anniversary of the book. Reprint edition but possible first edition for international collectors isbn. Signs of wear include aesthetic issues such as scratches, worn covers, damaged binding. Bookshare accessible books for individuals with print disabilities. Gone with the wind and millions of other books are available for instant access. A book club edition was printed and released at the same time as the first and. The epic romance tale set in and around atlanta, georgia during the american civil war has remained a bestseller, even before the equally popular film starring clark gable. What is the value of an original copy of the book gone with.
Gone with the wind first edition points and identification. In april, the bookofthemonth club announced that gone with the wind would. Gone with the wind 1939 official trailer clark gable. Gone with the wind first edition collectible books for. Awarded the 1937 pulitzer prize, the novel was adapted as a film in 1939an achievement that won ten academy a wards. First edition points to identify gone with the wind by margaret mitchell. It was the only book she ever wrote and it took ten years to complete. Collecting gone with the wind by mitchell, margaret first. Gone with the wind international collectors library edition. Hardcover the item is fairly worn but still readable.231 545 408 620 1304 1027 1393 1326 604 51 306 964 1068 288 1349 1202 557 873 1201 495 548 1289 506 740 1014 161 644 851 161 8 219 565 657 908