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His Dark Materials: Gift Edition including all three novels: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass (Everyman's Library CLASSICS)

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Will ignores the angels; with the help of a local girl named Ama, the Bear King Iorek Byrnison, and Lord Asriel's Gallivespian spies, the Chevalier Tialys and the Lady Salmakia, he rescues Lyra from the cave where her mother has hidden her from the Magisterium, which has become determined to kill her before she yields to temptation and sin like the original Eve.

The story refers to the early life of Mrs Coulter and is set in the senior common room of an Oxford college. Northern Lights - first edition, fourth impression, 1995; The Subtle Knife - first edition, fifth impression, 1997; The Amber Spyglass - first edition, first impression, 2000. Set in an England familiar and strange, Philip Pullman's lively, taut story is a must-read and re-read for fantasy lovers of all age. The second volume in Philip Pullman's groundbreaking HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, acclaimed as a modern masterpiece.Philip Pullman brings The Amber Spyglass to the spellbinding His Dark Materials sequence, which dazzles everyone who reads it, children and adults alike. The series was initially adapted to the big screen under the name 'The Golden Compass' to mixed reviews. Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.

Nice and clean pages as new with a small ink mark on the outer edges,very small tear on the edges of the first page of book III.This 2008 novella serves as a prequel to His Dark Materials and focuses on the Texan aeronaut Lee Scoresby as a young man. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. The set is about near-fine, with slight spotting/foxing to the text blocks, some dampstaining to the spine elements of The Golden Compass, and a remainder mark on the top text block of The Subtle Knife. If you haven't read these books, forget about Harry Potter, and treat yourself to this lovely edition. Dæmons [ edit ] Leonardo da Vinci's Lady with an Ermine (1489–90), along with two portraits by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo and Hans Holbein the Younger, helped inspire Pullman's "dæmon" concept.

She draws Lyra into a trap, but birds mysteriously rescue her and Pan and she makes the acquaintance of an alchemist who was formerly the witch's lover. The bloodthirsty biographies of the world’s most infamous pirates are reproduced in this Folio edition of Captain Charles Johnson’s renowned work, including original woodcut illustrations and a fascinating introduction by Margarette Lincoln. Fra Pavel Rašek is an alethiometrist of the Consistorial Court of Discipline, but a sluggish reader of the device.The first book published with the title 'The Golden Compass', in the UK it was published under the title 'Northern Lights'.

Anniversary Edition first printings (not the slipcased editions), all signed by Philip Pullman to loose laid bookplates, two of them Raven. Hand-bound by Smith Settle in half red calf, gilt, over marbled sides, red endpapers, top edge gilt, with matching leather-trimmed slipcase. Lyra's Oxford is a short book by Philip Pullman depicting an episode involving the heroine of His Dark Materials, Pullman's best-selling trilogy. His Dark Materials is an epic trilogy of fantasy novels consisting of Northern Lights (1995, published as The Golden Compass in North America), The Subtle Knife (1997), and The Amber Spyglass (2000). Pullman and Williams took part in a National Theatre platform debate a few days later to discuss myth, religious experience, and its representation in the arts.The Four Gallivespians—Lord Roke, Madame Oxentiel, Chevalier Tialys, and Lady Salmakia—are tiny people (a hand-span tall) with poisonous heel spurs. The great rebellion against the dark powers that hold Lyra's world, and many others, in thrall is nearing its climax. There's a World of books to choose from such as: Children's Books, Range includes Baby Books (0-3), Books for Toddlers (3-5), Early Readers (5-7), Childrens Story books (7-11), Young Teens (11-14), Young Adults (14-16) and Childrens Educational Books. All the books are TRUE FIRST EDITIONS with the ORIGINAL First Issue dustjackets with NO chips or tears.

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