Book #29181

The Prague Cemetery - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Umberto Eco

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [xii], 444, [8] pages
Publisher: Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
ISBN: 9780547577531

An attractive first American edition, first printing in As New condition in alike dust-jacket.

Eco's account of a European world in turmoil between 1885 and 1905, a novel in which all the characters except one really existed, main character, half-Italian, half-French Simone Simonini. Even the hero’s grandfather, the author of a mysterious actual letter that triggered modern anti-semitism, is historical. Translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon.

Price: $35.00

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.