Item #15904 First Edition of One Hundred Years of Solitude. Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

First Edition of One Hundred Years of Solitude

First Edition

One Hundred Years of Solitude. First edition (as stated on copyright page, no number line on last page), in the first edition, second issue dust jacket ($7.95 price, with period at end of first paragraph on flap). Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1970. First American edition of the author's magnum opus. 422 pages. Octavo, original green cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Fine in a fine 2nd issue dust jacket, Jacket design by Guy Fleming. Translated by Gregory Rabassa. "One Hundred Years of Solitude chronicles the life of Macondo, a fictional town based in part of Garcia Marquez's hometown of Aracataca, Columbia, and seven generations of the founding family, the Buendias. He creates a complex world with characters and events that display the full range of human experience. A fast-paced narrative, humor, vivid characters, and fantasy elements. Book condition: Very Good.

Item #15904

Price: $2,200.00