Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: Somerset: Chicken House, 2002.
A stunning first printing of the first edition in unread, As New condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED and dated by author Cornelia Funke in her first signing after publication (7/17/2002).
In Cornelia Funke's English-language debut two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt the younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they have found shelter with--and protection from--Venice's "Thief Lord. "
Due to the rising success of her books, Funke is already being hailed as Germany's J. K. Rowling. Funke was given the Corine Award for this title in 2003.
This specific copy includes the matching promotional bookmark.