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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Random House Childrens Books
Publication date October 2, 2003
Pages 272
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780385605991
ISBN-10 0385605994
Dimensions 1.50 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.40 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $26.40
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Against his will, djinni Bartimaeus is packed off by Nathaniel, a young magician's apprentice, to steal the powerful Amulet of Samarkand from master magician Simon Lovelace. Before long, both djinni and apprentice are caught up in a terrifying flood of magical intrigue, murder and rebellion.
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Hardcover
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The price comparison is for this edition
from Random House Childrens Books (October 2, 2003)
9780385605991 | details & prices | 272 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $26.40
This edition also contains The Amulet of Samarkand
About: Against his will, djinni Bartimaeus is packed off by Nathaniel, a young magician's apprentice, to steal the powerful Amulet of Samarkand from master magician Simon Lovelace.
from Disney Pr (October 1, 2003)
9780786818594 | details & prices | 544 pages | 6.50 × 8.75 × 1.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.40 lbs | List price $17.99
About: Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.
Paperback
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New edition from Gardners Books (October 7, 2004)
9780552550291 | details & prices | 259 pages | 5.25 × 7.50 × 1.50 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $11.65
About: The first volume in the 'Bartimaeus Trilogy' is a fantasy centred on the relationship between a magician's apprentice and a djinni, with humorous undertones of satire.
from Gardners Books (June 3, 2004); titled "Amulet of Samarkand"
9780552552578 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $11.80
Reprint edition from Disney Pr (May 1, 2004)
9780786852550 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.75 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.65 lbs | List price $9.99
About: Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.
from Hyperion (November 1, 2003)
9780786851430 | details & prices | 462 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.16 lbs | List price $7.95
CD/Spoken Word
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from Gardners Books (May 3, 2007)
9781856868075 | details & prices | 5.75 × 5.00 × 2.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $33.65
This edition also contains The Amulet of Samarkand
About: When the 5,000-year-old djinni Bartimaeus is summoned by Nathaniel, he expects to have to do nothing more taxing than a little levitation.
Cassette/Spoken Word
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With Simon Jones (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Listening Library (October 1, 2003)
9780807219539 | details & prices | 4.25 × 6.25 × 2.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.75 lbs | List price $35.00
About: Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.
Reinforced
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from Demco Media (November 30, 2004)
9780606328135 | details & prices | 462 pages | 5.00 × 7.50 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.80 lbs | List price $16.76
About: Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.
Prebinding
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Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 11, 2008)
9781435234864 | details & prices | 240 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $17.99
About: Book by Stroud, Jonathan
from Turtleback Books (May 12, 2004); titled "Amulet Of Samarkand"
9781417628650 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.50 × 1.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.88 lbs | List price $19.65
About: Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.

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