Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: Milano: Bompiani/Stefanel, 1992.
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;  leaves pages.