Book #29504

Postscript To The Name Of The Rose - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Umberto Eco

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; ix, [3], 84 pages
Publisher: San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984.
ISBN: 015173156x

Price: $270.00

An attractive first American edition, first printing in Fine condition in just about Fine dust-jacket, little browning and rubbing to edges. SIGNED by author Umberto Eco on the title page. Contursi A023b. Published shortly after the Italian "Postille a il nome della rosa".

The book goes behind the scenes of the famous The Name of the Rose and into into the pathways of the mind professor Umberto Eco. Includes all of the history, geography and even weather in the proper place for the story to happen. Translated by William Weaver.

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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