Book #15337

The Island Of The Day Before - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Umberto Eco
Book #15337 The Island Of The Day Before - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Umberto Eco.
The Island Of The Day Before - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1995.
ISBN: 0151001510

First American Trade edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. SIGNED by author Umberto Eco directly on the title page. Translated from the Italian by William Weaver. Contursi A037d.

Umberto Eco spins a romance of navigation and science as Italian nobleman Roberto della Griva finds himself shipwrecked on a mysterious ship, fully stocked, but with no crew in a harbour through which, he convinces himself, runs the International Date Line. As he explores different cabinets in the hold, Roberto examines the great lessons of his youth, particularly those taught by an old Jesuit; 8vo; xii, 515, [1] pages; Signed by Author.

Price: $109.00

Author Bio

Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco (born January 5, 1932) is an Italian medievalist, semiotician, philosopher, literary critic and novelist, best known for his novel The Name of the Rose (Il nome della rosa, 1980), an intellectual mystery combining semiotics in fiction, biblical analysis, medieval studies and literary theory.

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