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1 Eco, Umberto Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language (Advances in Semiotic)
Bloomington, Indiana Indiana University Press 1984 0253351685 / 9780253351685 First Edition Cloth 
Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Bound in full blue cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. ix + 242pps. First Printing. The spine-ends are mildly bumped and there are a few vague dust spots atop the textblock, otherwise Fine: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dust jacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, is mildly rubbed and has a small crease in the rear flap. An excellent copy.

"Philosophers since the time of Plato and Aristotle on through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and into the modern period of analytical philosophy have debated the relationship between general semiotics and the philosophy of language. This ongoing argument, at the very core of epistemology, as well as the study of communication and signification, is the tradition that informs this brilliant and witty book by the well-known Italian scholar and writer Umberto Eco..."

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Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Eco, Umberto The Name of the Rose
New York Harcourt, Brace & Company 1983 0151446474 / 9780151446476 First Edition Hard Cover SIGNED by the Author
Near Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Brown boards quarterbound in beige cloth. Both the spine and the decorative panel are stamped in gilt. Map-endpapers. 502pps. Stated First Edition (B C D E, as called for). First Printing. There is a touch of wear to the upper front tip, otherwise Fine: clean, tight, square, and bright. No previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, is mildly rubbed; the original price (15.95) is intact on the front flap. SIGNED by the author -- without further inscription -- on the title-page. A flyer to the signing event is laid in. An excellent, collector's-quality copy.

"...In 1327, Brother William of Baskerville is sent to investigate a wealthy Italian abbey whose monks are suspected of heresy. When his mission is overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths patterned on the book of Revelation, Brother William turns detective, following the trail of a conspiracy that brings him face-to-face with the abbey’s labyrinthine secrets, the subversive effects of laughter, and the medieval Inquisition. Caught in a power struggle between the emperor he serves and the pope who rules the Church, Brother William comes to see that what is at stake is larger than any mere political dispute -- that his investigation is being blocked by those who fear imagination, curiosity, and the power of ideas..."

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