And Tell of Time (Laura Krey) soon to be presented for sale on the incomparable BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Collins, 1938, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: It is difficult not to think of this book as the natural sequel to Gone With the Wind. Normally one would be averse to publishing a novel that would so soon and so inevitably challenge comparison with that deservedly popular book, but here is a book no publisher could resist, that must follow the trail that Margaret Mitchell blazed into the hearts of readers the world over. It is an achievement which we believe Miss Mitchell would be first to acclaim. It is a story which every one who read her great book must enjoy as much.
and Tell of Time picks up the threads just where Gone with the Wind dropped them, for Laura Kreys story is of the Reconstruction period that followed in the devastating wake of the American Civil War, a period as terrible for Southerners as that of the war itself.
Gone With the Wind was set in Georgia. Laura Kreys story is set further south, in Tex…
Good in Poor Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with fraying to the spine ends and corners. Some peculiar note across the upper panel. Leans a little. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. First blank excised. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
727 pages. 8¼” x 5½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my Fiction Author: K catalogue?