Book #19551

The Three Astronauts - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Umberto Eco, Eugenio Carmi

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st UK Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 4to
Publisher: London: Secker & Warburg, 1989.
ISBN: 0436140942
Illustrator: Illustrated by Eugenio Carmi

Price: $500.00

First British edition/first printing (following the Italian and American edition) , Contursi Aa03c. Fine condition in pictorial paper-covered boards in alike dust-jacket. Signed by author Umberto Eco directly on the title page. A beautiful and scarce signed title.

Three astronauts from different countries land on Mars, meet a strange Martian, and make an amazing discovery about the nature of humanity. The second of three children's books of Eco. Not just for children. Translated from the original Italian language by William Weaver ; Color Illustrations; [20] leaves 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.

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