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Eco, Umberto - The Name of the Rose

N.Y., Harcourt, 1982. First edition in English; translated from the Italian. In a wealthy 14th century abbey, some Franciscans are suspected of heresy and Brother William of Baskerville is sent to investigate. As murder after murder occurs at the abbey, he uses medieval manuscripts, secret symbols, coded manuscripts and the excellent library to solve the crimes. A fine, fresh copy in a bright dust jacket. $200.00

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