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    Margaret Mitchell. Gone With the Wind. New York: Macmillan, 1936. First edition, first printing with "Published May, 1936" on copyright page and no mention of other printings, in the first issue dust jacket with this title listed in the second column on the back panel. Inscribed and signed by the author, "For / William L. Hyde / Margaret Mitchell" and with signed envelope laid-in. Octavo. [vi], 1,037, [5, blank] pages. Publisher's confederate-gray cloth, lettered and stamped in blue; corners bumped, head and tail of spine a bit worn and just pushed, a few minor stains, a bit rubbed. Cream-colored endpapers, fore-edge roughly trimmed, other edges trimmed, inscribed and signed by the author to front free endpaper; offsetting to front endpapers, ink inscription strong and dark, top edge darkened, bottom edge scuffed and worn. Internally clean; text evenly and attractively toned. In original illustrated first issue dust jacket, priced $3.00; front flap clipped, not affecting price, toned, damp stain to front flap, wrinkled and creased, some areas filled-in on recto, moderate repairs to verso, some professional, some less-so, with cello-tape. Laid in is a printed envelope from The Atlanta Journal, where Mitchell worked as a journalist, signed in strong black ink; a bit wrinkled, with glue residue to verso, where seemingly previously mounted. Housed in a custom quarter blue crushed morocco and blue cloth clamshell, ruled in gilt, spine lettered in gilt with five raised bands, cloth chemise. Very good book, in a good dust jacket.

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