London: The Bodley Head, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Jack is on the run, alone in the world he finds an object floating in the river and wonders if it is worth anything, will it fetch him enough to fill his empty stomach. The further he goes in his search to find the value of the relic the further he seems away from the answer whilst the enigmatic alchemist Barnstable only adds to his perplexity. A picaresque novel of the adventures of a boy trying to understand the things that really matter in the world. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Bookseller: Goldring Books