Book #20108

How to Travel with a Salmon & Other Essays - 1st UK Edition/1st Printing

Umberto Eco
How to Travel with a Salmon & Other Essays - 1st UK Edition/1st Printing. Umberto Eco.

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st UK Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: Small 8vo ; ix, 229 pages
Publisher: London: Secker & Warburg, 1994.
ISBN: 0436201208

A most attractive first UK edition/first printing, preceding the US edition in unread Fine condition in alike pictorial dust-jacket. Gilt-stamped green boards with satin marker. SIGNED by author Umberto Eco directly on the title page. Contursi A035e.

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.

Price: $390.00

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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