Book #15998

L'Isola Del Giorno Prima [, The Island Of The Day Before] - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Umberto Eco
L'Isola Del Giorno Prima [, The Island Of The Day Before] - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Umberto Eco.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Milano: Bompiani, 1994.
ISBN: 8845223183

First edition/first printing "I edizione Bompiani settembre 1994", Contursi A037a. In Near Fine condition in Very Good+, very lightly rubbed and stained dustjacket. In the original Italian language.

Umberto Eco spins a romance of navigation and science as Italian nobleman Roberto della Griva finds himself shipwrecked on a mysterious ship, fully stocked, but with no crew in a harbour through which, he convinces himself, runs the International Date Line. As he explores different cabinets in the hold, Roberto examines the great lessons of his youth, particularly those taught by an old Jesuit; 473, [3] pages.

Price: $40.00

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.