Third book in the Mortal Engines prequel series. Special collectors edition, one of 500 first editions signed & numbered by Philip Reeve to a special pre-title limitation page. Illustrated end-papers with a map designed by Philip Reeve. The end-papers on the numbered first editions are green, as opposed to cream coloured end-papers which appear on the standard edition. A brand new, fine, unread hardcover.
In a future land once known as Britain, nomad tribes are preparing to fight a terrifying enemy - the first-ever mobile city. Before London can launch itself, young engineer Fever Crumb must journey to the wastelands of the North. She seeks the ancient birthplace of the Scriven mutants. In the chaotic weeks before battle begins, Fever finds a mysterious black pyramid. The extraordinary secrets it contains will change her world forever. The seventh awe-inspiring adventure in the World of Mortal Engines series by a superb writer at the height of his powers.