Book #15647

The Bomb And The General - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Umberto Eco
The Bomb And The General - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Umberto Eco.
The Bomb And The General - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 4to; [20] leaves pages
Publisher: San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989.
ISBN: 0152097007
Illustrator: Illustrated by Eugenio Carmi

First American edition/first printing, Contursi Aa02c. Pictorial paper-covered boards in Fine condition in alike pictorial dust-jacket. Signed by author Umberto Eco directly on the half title page.

Eco's first of three children's books, this one covering war and peace. A general decides to make war and blow up the world. While he collects some atoms and puts them into bombs to prepare for for, the atoms disagree with the approach and prefer to live in harmony. Translated by William Weaver.

Price: $470.00

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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