His Dark Materials.
Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass.London: Scholastic Press, 2001 Stock Code: 147769
First omnibus edition, first impression, of Pullman's award-winning series, signed by the author on the title page.
This copy has the printed "Letter of Acknowledgement" loosely inserted, as issued. The Amber Spyglass won the 2001 Whitbread Book of the Year award, being the first children's book to do so, while the His Dark Materials trilogy 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.
Octavo. Original black boards, spine lettered in gilt, orange endpapers and page marker. With dust jacket.
The binding sharp, front hinge cracked but firm, else internally crisp. A near-fine copy in fine jacket.
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