His Dark Materials.
Northern Lights; The Amber Spyglass; The Subtle Knife.London: Scholastic, 1995-1997-2000 Stock Code: 143232
First editions, first impressions, in first issue jackets, of the complete Dark Materials trilogy, in particularly nice condition. Pullman's epic trilogy of fantasy novels is recognized as one of the best children's novels of the 20th century.
The Amber Spyglass won the 2001 Whitbread Book of the Year award, being the first children's book to do so, while the trilogy as a whole came third in the BBC's Big Read survey of 2003. An eight-part adaptation by the BBC of Northern Lights premiered on 3 November 2019.
3 works, octavo. Northern Lights, original purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt; The Amber Spyglass, original black cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, orange endpapers; The Subtle Knife, original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt knife design to front cover. With the dust jackets.
Fine copies, in excellent jackets, Northern Lights with light sunning to spine panel and minor scratch to front cover, Amber Spyglass fine, Subtle Knife with tiny patch of residue to front cover and light creasing at extremities.
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