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GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ "No One Writes to the Colonel" SIGNED First Printing RARE
Harper & Row, 1968. Stated: "First Edition" with "H-S" code to copyright page. Book Condition: Very Good-. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine in archival protective cover. This is an ex-library copy with a library stamp to the copyright page. There is just the ever so slightest remnant of glue/paper to the front endpaper and tape shadow on the boards. This is a First Issue Jacket with the Jerry Bauer photo to the rear and the $5.95 price and "0968" code to the front flap and is in excellent condition: bright, attractive, and whole with no signs of ex-lib status, just 2 very short (1/8") closed tears at top of spine. Translated from the Spanish by J. S. Bernstein. A novella and eight short stories. From the dust jacket- "The title story is a masterly short novel about life in a decaying tropical town in Colombia-Macondo by name- and the cycles of hope and despair, tragedy and comedy that grip the inhabitants with the regularity of the rains and the heat that dominate their lives." The title story was the basis for a 1999 film starring Salma Hayek. The Nobel Prize-winning author's first book published in the United States. SIGNED and inscribed ("de su amigo") in 2005 by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Loosely laid in is the author's return address cut out from the book mailer. Signed copies of this title are extraordinarily RARE. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: biblioman5 [Cambridge, Massachusetts, US]
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