Book #15646

Sugli Specchi E Altri Saggi - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Umberto Eco

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Milano: Bompiani, 1985.

Price: $39.00

First edition/first printing (Contursi A026a, "I edizione Bompiani ottobre 1985") in Fine gilt-stamped red cloth in pictorial dust-wrapper with two small nicks to fore-edge. Very light toning to page edges. From the personal library of Eco bibliographer James Contursi.

Eco's collection of essays on (smoke and) mirrors, signs, illusions and imaginations, later translated published together with elements from Sette Anni Di Desiderio, Cronache 1977-1983 in Faith in Fakes in England prior to Travels in Hyperreality in the US; 376 pages.

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.