Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: London: Doubleday, 1995.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Nick Harris
A most handsome unread first edition/first printing in Fine condition. Pictorial boards without dustjacket, as issued. SIGNED by author Philip Pullman directly on the title page.
A thousand miles ago and very far away there lived a firework-maker named Lalchand and his daughter Lila whose desire to follow in her father's footsteps as a firework-maker takes her on a quest up and into a volcano in search of the secrets of fire. She enlists the help of her friend Chulak, the personal servant to the king's talking white elephant named Hamlet. They set off, ready to face unknown adventures ; B&W Illustrations.