THE GOLDEN COMPASS: His Dark Materials, Book One. (original title: Northern Lights.)
Edition: First printing (stated and with a number line beginning in '1' as required.)
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first in this award-winning, controversial and very powerful children's fantasy trilogy (although rather on the dark side for many children.) Basis for the movie of the same name. 399 pp. ISBN: 0-679-879242.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.