Book #15593

The Gnomes Of Gnù - 1st English Language Edition

Umberto Eco
The Gnomes Of Gnù - 1st English Language Edition. Umberto Eco.
The Gnomes Of Gnù - 1st English Language Edition

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 4to; [18] leaves pages
Publisher: Milano: Bompiani/Stefanel, 1992.
ISBN: 8845218856
Illustrator: Illustrated by Eugenio Carmi

First English language edition, red-stamped off-white cloth in Fine condition in alike, pictorial dust-wrapper. 17 full-page color illustrations by Eugenio Carmi. Contursi Aa24b. Signed by Umberto Eco directly on the title page. A lovely collectible, scarce to see signed.

Eco and Carmi's adventure resulting in the discovery of Earth. A children's story to also make adults (and potentates) stop and think. Fairy-tale? Science fiction? Ecological warning? All of these but also a bit of reality.

Price: $810.00

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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