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THE MYSTERIOUS FLAME OF QUEEN LOANA: An Illustrated Novel by  Umberto Eco - Signed First Edition - 2004 - from Joe Staats, Bookseller (SKU: 021785)

THE MYSTERIOUS FLAME OF QUEEN LOANA: An Illustrated Novel

THE MYSTERIOUS FLAME OF QUEEN LOANA: An Illustrated Novel by  Umberto Eco - Signed First Edition - 2004 - from Joe Staats, Bookseller (SKU: 021785)
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THE MYSTERIOUS FLAME OF QUEEN LOANA: An Illustrated Novel

by Eco, Umberto

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Mint/As New
ISBN 10
0151011400
ISBN 13
9780151011407
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New York, New York, U.S.A. : Harcourt, 2004. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Mint/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing Signed by author on half-title page in black fountain ink.Translated from the Italian by Geoffrey Brock. Mint, unread copy, in as new, mylar-protected dust jacket. *Ships in a box to insure arrival in this condition. (BUND)

Synopsis

Yambo, a sixtyish rare-book dealer who lives in Milan, has suffered a loss of memory-he can remember the plot of every book he has ever read, every line of poetry, but he no longer knows his own name, doesn't recognize his wife or his daughters, and remembers nothing about his parents or his childhood. In an effort to retrieve his past, he withdraws to the family home somewhere in the hills between Milan and Turin.There, in the sprawling attic, he searches through boxes of old newspapers, comics, records, photo albums, and adolescent diaries. And so Yambo relives the story of his generation: Mussolini, Catholic education and guilt, Josephine Baker, Flash Gordon, Fred Astaire. His memories run wild, and the life racing before his eyes takes the form of a graphic novel. Yambo struggles through the frames to capture one simple, innocent image: that of his first love. A fascinating, abundant new novel-wide-ranging, nostalgic, funny, full of heart-from the incomparable Eco.

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Bookseller
Joe Staats, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
021785
Title
THE MYSTERIOUS FLAME OF QUEEN LOANA: An Illustrated Novel
Author
Eco, Umberto
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Mint
Jacket condition
As New
Quantity available
1
Edition
First U.S. Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0151011400
ISBN 13
9780151011407
Publisher
Harcourt
Place of Publication
New York, New York, U.S.A.
Date published
2004
Product_type
2
Size
8vo - over 7¾\" - 9¾\" tall

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Joe Staats, Bookseller

Books shipped in secure packaging via USPS Media Mail, Priority Mail or Global Priority Mail, upon receipt of payment, unless customer requests another method of delivery. Shipping is within 24 hrs. of receipt of payment for money orders, and after three business days for personal checks. All book jackets are protected in mylar covers from Brodart. Customers have three business days within which to contact us with complaints about merchandise by e-mail. Returns must be approved, in original packaging material, and in the same condition as when shipped. Because we make every effort to have the best possible merchandise in the best condition, to describe it accurately and to package it securely, we will in most cases accept approved returns. Approved returns will be cheerfully refunded, or credit given toward other books. Our aim is to please, and to earn your return business with superior service and prompt delivery.

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We specialize in collectible, contemporary signed first editions. First edition means the first printing. (Later printings of the first edition are typically not printed on acid-free paper, and should be avoided by collectors.) Signatures are obtained by us in person. Inscribed books sold by us may contain a line, a phrase, or a sketch that the author has chosen to add. Our signed books are not dedicated to anybody in particular (not to your grandmother, your Aunt Gladys, your ex-lover or your former cellmate), except in the rare case of a presentation copy from an author to a noteworthy person. All our books are hardcover, unless the book is an Advance Reading Copy, Uncorrected Proof, or PBO. You can expect that the books we send you will be as described, and in a physical condition worthy of the author’s having signed them. We do not sell remainder-marked books, signed or otherwise

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