Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo ; vii, 248 pages
Publisher: New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994.
An attractive first American edition/first printing in unread Very Fine condition in alike pictorial dust-jacket. Blue boards in blue cloth with silver lettering. SIGNED by author Umberto Eco directly on the title page. Contursi A035d.
The collection that Eco calls his diario minimo, minimal diaries, written during the late 1980s and early 1990s. Topics of the 41 satirical essays include militarism, computer jargon, Westerns, art criticism, librarians, bad coffee, fax machines, and telegrams. A translation of Il Secondo Diario minimo from the original Italian by William Weaver.