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The Name Of The Rose - 1st US Edition/1st Printing
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego 1983 - An attractive first American edition/first printing in about Near Fine condition, light foxing to page edges, else Fine. Very Good+, pictorial dust-jacket, a few minor closed tears and chips to spine ends. Signed by author Umberto Eco on the title page. Contursi A021d; Eco's mystery set in a monastic library. In 1327, a time of tension between the Pope and the Holy Roman Empire, English Brother William of Baskerville is sent to investigate heresy among the monks at an Italian abbey. His task is overshadowed by a series of bizarre murders. This is a tale of books, librarians, patrons, censorship and the search for the truth. Translated by William Weaver. Eco's first novel and basis for the 1986 film starring Sean Connery and Christian Slater. The Italian edition was winner of the Premio Strega, Prix Medicis Etranger and Premio Anghiari awards First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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