Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [vi], 633,  pages
Publisher: Cambridge, MA; London, England: Harvard University Press, 2014.
An attractive first printing of the first American edition in As New condition in alike dust-jacket.
The way we create and organize knowledge is the theme of Eco's From the Tree to the Labyrinth. Umberto Eco starts out with our familiar system of classification by genus and species being derived from the Neo-Platonist idea of a “tree of knowledge”.