Very good in very good dust jacket. Flat SIGNED by translator, Edith Grossman. DJ has shelfwear, edge creasing. NO tears, unclipped. Two dents to upper boards. First edition. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 496 p. Audience: General/trade.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed and dated by Gabriel Garcia Maquez on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. The book then examines the first in a series of related kidnappings. On 30 August 1990, Diana Turbay, director of the TV news program Criptón and magazine Hoy x Hoy, was abducted along with four members of her news team. They include editor Azucena Liévano, writer Juan Vitta, and camera operators Richard Becerra and Orlando Acevedo. German journalist Hero Buss was also with them when they were taken. Turbay is the daughter of former Colombian president and Liberal Party leader Julio César Turbay. "A powerful story....In a series of telling strokes, shifting subtly from one perspective to another, García Márquez conveys the madness of the hostages' imprisonment, the despair, the anger, the false hope, the resignation" (San Francisco Chronicle).
Used; Like New. First Mexican trade edition (simultaneous editions were produced for Argentina, Colombia, and Spain), inscribed by the author. The owner has described the meeting (including dialogue) with the author in ink on half-title. There are pencilled notes on pages 8-11 ) on unprinted surfaces) and on verso of final leaf. Octavo in glossy illus wrappers; 286p., map, wrps.
Signed & Dated by Author First US edition, first prnt. Signed and dated "97" by Garcia Marquez on the title page. Unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. Actual image of the book; not a stock photo.
Fine. Dust Jacket Included. Signed by Author First edition. Signed and inscribed by Marquez in 1990 to front endpaper. Fine in a fine jacket. El general en su laberinto (The General in his Labyrinth) is a historical novel about the waning years of Gran Colombia. Specifically, it presents a fictionalized account of the last days of the life of Simón Bolívar, liberator of many Latin American nations from the Spanish Empire and the first leader of Gran Colombia. In this novel's title, "the General" is the protagonist who embodies Bolívar, and "his labyrinth" is Bolívar's life, as imagined by his memories. Unlike many other accounts of Bolívar's life, García Márquez does not romanticize him as a tragic victim of a broken political system, but rather depicts the General as a tired and sickly man who embodies the faults of the very system within which he operates.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author Black cloth spine w/goldstamped titles, sllightly faded green paper boards, book body very clean, tight and bright, "To Gennifer, GABM...'90" on title page of first story. dj w/art illustration, no chips or tears. brodart protected.
Very Good. Signed by Author First American edition, uncorrected proof with tentative publication date of 25 September 1990. Original publisher's green wraps. Signed and inscribed by Marquez in the year of publication with flower drawing to the title page. Spine lightly faded and a few small stray pen marks to outer edge of front cover, else near fine. The General in his Labyrinth (originally published in Spanish under the title El general en su laberinto) is a historical novel about the waning years of Gran Colombia. Specifically, it presents a fictionalized account of the last days of the life of Simón Bolívar, liberator of many Latin American nations from the Spanish Empire and the first leader of Gran Colombia. In this novel's title, "the General" is the protagonist who embodies Bolívar, and "his labyrinth" is Bolívar's life, as imagined by his memories. Unlike many other accounts of Bolívar's life, García Márquez does not romanticize him as a tragic victim of a broken political system, but rather depicts the General as a tired and sickly man who embodies the faults of the very system within which he operates.
Fine in Fine jacket. Inscribed by Author(s) NY: Knopf, 1990. Copyright page states "First American Edition. " INSCRIBED by the author on the second front free end-paper. Book near fine. DJ fine. DJ flap price reads "$19.95. " We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.
Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Upper right front corner of book is slightly bumped. INSCRIBED by the author on the third front free endpaper. First Edition in Spanish. Original price of $25.00 printed on the front flap of the dust jacket. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. Comes housed in a custom slip case.
First American Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page: "Par Ted, / del amigo, / Gabriel '87." Fine in a just about Fine dust jacket. Jacket lightly bumped at the spine ends, with a hint of fading to the spine panel, else Fine. A bright, lovely copy, uncommon signed.
Fine. 8vo, full brown leather, raised bands on spine. New York: Knopf, (1990). Limited First Edition. One of only 350 numbered copies printed on special paper, and signed by the author. Fine, in a pictorial board slipcase.
Fine in fine jacket. Thin 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York: Knopf, 1983. First American Edition. Fine. First issue dust wrapper, with "Days" instead of "Years" on the front flap. Presentation copy, in Spanish, signed "Gabriel/95"
Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. A fine first edition (so stated on the copyright page) in a fine dust jacket, with a signed inscription and a drawing by Garcia Marquez on the half title page. A sticker indicating this is a Special Preview Edition is on the back panel of the dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 8vo; [x], 1-269, [270-278] pages. 0060114193. A Fine First Printing of the First American Edition in price-clipped dust-jacket with small closed tear to front panel, else Fine. SIGNED and inscribed by author and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez, directly on the half-title page; There is no conventional plot, only chronologically scrambled episodes that take the protaganist General from a deformed, charismatic stud into a mindless blood beast, imprisoned on the throne of illusions his very power creates, coming to think of himself as a God and even naming his son Emanuel. The book is a supreme polemic, a spiritual expose of an attack against any society that encourages or even permits the growth of such a monstrosity.
Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the half-title page. Blind stamp on front flyleaf otherwise fine in dustjacket. Photo of signature upon request.; 8vo.; Signed by Author.
Fine in fine jacket. Spanish language edition of the first volume of the Nobel Prize winner's autobiography. 573 pp. Cuarta impresion. A fine copy in fine dustwrapper. This copy INSCRIBED by the author to Glenn (Goldman) on the second front endpaper.
Very good in fine dust jacket. Harper and Row, 1970. Hardcover. A very good first edition in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by the translator, Gregory Rabassa, on a slip of paper affixed to the title page. Library stamp on bottom of dedication page. The first American edition (first edition statement to copyright page and no number line to last page of text) published by Harper and Row. Declared a landmark novel upon publication; its stature has never faltered. A very attractive copy of both book and jacket, very good with just the slightest trace of wear to the bottom edge and tips in a near fine (price-clipped) second state dust jacket (with period rather than exclamation following jacket flap copy). Dust jacket bears Harper code to lower flap corner (0270). Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
First Edition. One of 1000 copies of the Turner Edition (this being No. 396) issued for distribution in Spain and SIGNED by Garcia Marquez. Fine and unread, with uncut page edges, in a Fine maroon slipcase. Text in Spanish. A lovely copy.
The uncorrected proof copy of the first British edition of Garcia Marquez's first novel after the worldwide success of One Hundred Years of Solitude. An ambitious, experimental novel: 269 pages in six chapters, each of which is a single paragraph, and each paragraph is only a handful of sentences. This copy is inscribed by the author on the half-title: "Para ____ Con todo mi afecto, Gabriel, 2001." Very modest dust soiling to covers; near fine in wrappers. An uncommon proof and especially so signed.
Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 8vo; [viii], [1-2], 3-120 pages. 0394530748. 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.
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