New York: Harper & Row, (1970). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. 422 pp., octavo, original green cloth with gilt spine title, jacket. Volume about fine in worn jacket with chips and tears to spine ends, rear panel. Item #22817
Columbian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014) became one of the most celebrated novelists of the 20th century with the publication of this work. Originally published in Spanish in 1967 as Cien Años de Soledad this English-language publication placed him on the world stage. First edition stated on copyright page, first issue without number line on last page and with exclamation mark at end of first paragraph on jacket front flap.