Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo ; [xii], 334,  pages
Publisher: Orlando: Harcourt, Inc., 2002.
A very attractive first American edition/first printing, preceding the UK edition in unread Fine condition in alike, pictorial dustjacket. SIGNED by author Umberto Eco directly on the title page. Contursi A049c.
In this collection of essays and addresses delivered throughout his career, Umberto Eco seeks "to understand the chemistry of his passion" for the word. These stimulating essays reveal the depth of knowledge and diversity of interests that have made Eco one of the world's leading writers. Translated by Martin McLaughlin.