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The Autumn of the Patriarch

The Autumn of the Patriarch

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The Autumn of the Patriarch


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New York: Harper and Row, 1976. First American Edition. Cloth. Very good/very good. 8vo. Publisher's cloth. Illustrated dust jacket. Blue stained top edge. Deckle edge. 269 pp.
Price-clipped. Ex-library, with a sticker on spine, stamp on title page, and paste residue from card pocket inside rear cover. Spine is slightly cocked.
This is a stated first U.S. edition, 5th printing of Garcia Marquez's novel of magical realism.


The Autumn of the Patriarch is a novel written by Gabriel García Márquez in 1975. A "poem on the solitude of power" according to the author, the novel is a flowing tract on the life of an eternal dictator. The book is divided into six sections, each retelling the same story of the infinite power held by the archetypical Caribbean tyrant.


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Harper and Row
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Refers to a state where the spine of a book is lightly "twisted" in such a way that the front and rear boards of a book do not...
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Publisher's cloth
A hardcover book comprised of cloth over hard pasteboard boards. ...
Deckle edge
Deckle edge is the feathered edge of a page. Traditionally and historically, this was a side effect of the process of making...
Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....

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