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The Thief Lord - 1st UK Edition - Funke, Cornelia - 2002. 
Chicken House, 2002. 8vo A stunning first printing of the first edition in unread Very Fine condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by author Cornelia Funke; 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; Signed by Author
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