[Bogotá]: Grupo Editorial Norma, (1997). Octavo, publisher’s full tan calf, raised bands, spine lettered in gilt, spine stamped with gilt fleur-de-lis to indicate a signed and numbered copy, marbled endpapers, tan silk ribbon marker. Bookbinder ticket (“Taller la Entenalla”) to front pastedown, “XLVII” hand-numbered in ink on the limitation page. Signed and dated by García Marquez on the dedication page. Housed in publisher's blue and orange marbled paper slipcase with yellow release ribbon.
Signed limited edition of Cien años de soledad, number 47 of 100 copies signed by Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Marquez to mark the thirtieth anniversary of his most celebrated novel, first published in Buenos Aires in 1967. The hypnotic, harrowing account of the rise and fall of the Buendía family traveled like wildfire around the globe, inspiring countless feats of magical realism and launching the Latin American literary boom. This Colombian “edición conmemorativa,” produced for distribution in Latin America only, is the only limited edition of Cien años de soledad to be signed by García Marquez. Text in Spanish. A fine signed copy of a modern classic.