Milano: Romanzo Bompiano, 1989.
Octavo (24 x 16 cm.), 509,  pages. Index. Stated "III edizione", really third printing, in the year after the original issue. The second novel from the great medievalist, semiotician, and lover of books and literature. Text block age-toned, as usual with this title; some light spotting to top edge.
In publisher's red cloth. Printed dust jacket very lightly soiled at internal edges and with a bit of very light rubbing; bookseller's price sticker to rear panel. Very good. Boldly signed by the author on free front endpaper.