Book #15637

Postille A Il Nome Della Rosa - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Umberto Eco
Postille A Il Nome Della Rosa - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Umberto Eco.

Binding: Softcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; 45, [1] pages
Publisher: Milano: Bompiani, 1984.

First Separate edition/first printing, "Finito di stampare nel mese di marzo 1994", Contursi A023a. Half-title perished, else Fine in matte pictorial wrapper. First appeared in Alphabeta 49 in 1983. From the personal library of Eco bibliographer James Contursi. A scarce copy, signed by author Umberto Eco directly on the title page.

The book goes behind the scenes of the famous The Name of the Rose and into into the pathways of the mind professor Umberto Eco. Includes all of the history, geography and even weather in the proper place for the story to happen. In the original Italian language.

Price: $400.00

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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