Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [viii], [1-2], 3-120 pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983.
A first printing of the first US edition, boldly SIGNED and warmly inscribed by author Gabriel García Márquez. Near Fine condition with traces of sunning to board edges, else Fine in Fine first state dust-jacket with "One Hundred Days of Solitude" error on front flap;
Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez's novel about the codes that men impose on women, and women on themselves; the curious notions of honor that can dominate an isolated community; the irresistible impulse toward violence; and the psychology of mass complicity (from the dust-jacket) . Following the original publication in 1981 in Colombia, Crónica de una muerte anunciada and the English edition by Cape.