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Gabriel Garcia Marquez PIRATED COPY 1970
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez PIRATED COPY 1970
1970. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez | Gregory Rabassa (Translated from the Spanish by) Pirated copy, Taiwan. 1970. Stated First Edition. 8vo. 422pp. Bound in cloth boards. Soon after its original publication pirated editions of the lauded novel were proliferated throughout Taiwan and China, due both to censor and lack of legal authorization. After being told of the widespread piracy of his works during a visit to China in 1990, Marquez is purported to have angrily stated, "not even one hundred and fifty years after my death will my books be authorized in China." Even still, the first legal and authorized Chinese edition was published in 2011, after much publisher bidding, several years before his death in 2014. This particular copy is completely in English, inferring an early issue, and the text itself printed from the First U.S. Edition of Harper & Row. The half-title and title pages are identical save for the removal of all publisher mention and, curiously, the acute accents over the words Garcia and Marquez. The copyright page, also with all publisher mention removed, bears the First Edition statement in identical typeface and orientation, but now off-middle set on the page and above a printing statement in Taiwanese. Of the pertinent information noted in Taiwanese: sold by the Royal Family Book Co., printed by the Guangda Printing Co., and an additional statement of First Edition. The dust jacket, crudely reprinted, retains the original price of $7.95. VERY GOOD in Very Good dust jacket protected in a removable mylar cover. The book itself with … [Click Below for Full Description]
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