Grey Gardens Collections is proud
to announce the First Edition publication of
"I Only Mark
the Hours that Shine: Little Edie's 1929 Diary,"
edited by Eva Marie Beale, with an introduction
by Bouvier Beale, Jr.
The book is a faithfully transcribed rendition
of Edith Bouvier Beale's handwritten diary which
she kept at the age of eleven, featuring a
detailed entry every day, during the year of
The first limited print edition is available for
ordering now, for August 1st delivery. Order
your copy now.
eleven year old girl from a prosperous,
established American family, trained in writing
and literary expression by the best private
schools and home tutors that money could buy at
the time. Now imagine that young girl pouring
her heart out dutifully, every day, for one full
year, upon the pages of a private diary she
never imagined would ever be read by anyone
(except possibly her own mother). Now have the
setting be the rarefied salons, exclusive clubs,
and theatres of New York City and beaches of the
Hamptons, during the pivotal, historical year of
1929, and you’ve got the ingredients for a
compelling story, most would agree. Now,
finally, imagine that this eleven year old girl
is none other than Little Edie Beale, of Grey
Gardens fame. This is what you are now holding
in your hands."
except from Bouvier Beale Jr.'s introduction to
I Only Mark the Hours that Shine: Little Edie's
Diary - 1929
Grey Gardens Collections
Dimensions: 8.25 x 5.25 x 7/8"
Customers: Please contact Eva at
firstname.lastname@example.org, who will
make special arrangements for you via Paypal.