THE SUBTLE KNIFE: His Dark Materials, Book Two.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second book (and the hardest to find in the first edition) in this award-winning, controversial and very powerful children's fantasy trilogy (although rather on the dark side for many children.) 399 pp. ISBN: 0-679879242.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. An attractive straight and tight copy.