Book #29534

Postscript to the Name of the Rose - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Umberto Eco

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 12mo ; ix, [3], 84 pages
Publisher: New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984.
ISBN: 015173156X

An attractive first American edition, first printing in unread Fine condition in dust-jacket with short closed tear to front panel, else Fine. 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.

Price: $60.00

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.