Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989.
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;  leaves pages.