Hardback full boxed set of Harry Potter books all signed inside by J.K. Rowling incl. Goblet of Fire, Prince of Azkaban, Chamber of Secrets, Philosopher's Stone, Order of the Pheonix, Half-Blood Prince (lst Edn) Deathly Hallows (lst Edn) (7) together with signed letter from Fiddy Henderson (PA to JKR)and handwritten lettercard signed by JK Rowling
Lot 451
ROWLING (J.K.) Complete set of the seven Harry Potter novels, ALL SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE-PAGE, WITH A LOOSELY INSERTED AUTOGRAPH LETTERCARD SIGNED BY ROWLING
Sold for £8,160 (US$ 12,752) inc. premium

Lot Details
ROWLING (J.K.)
Complete set of the seven Harry Potter novels, ALL SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE-PAGE, WITH A LOOSELY INSERTED AUTOGRAPH LETTERCARD SIGNED BY ROWLING, and accompanying typed letter from Rowling's P.A., J.K. Rowling silver authentication seal on verso of half-titles, publisher's pictorial boards, MINT in dust-jackets, 8vo, Bloomsbury, [c.2000-2007] (7)

Footnotes

  • This set is being sold by Shona Macleod in memory of her friend Kieran Goulding, the 15-year old schoolboy who died in the Keswick bus crash in May 2010. Proceeds from the sale are to go to towards the purchase of a memorial bench (in Jericho Park, Whitehaven, where they used to play together), along with Cockermouth Mountain Rescue and North Air Ambulance.

    Inserted in the set, which includes first editions of the last two novels, is a touching lettercard from Rowling ("I am so very sorry to hear about Kieran. What a wonderful way to communicate to him... I have only once been to your part of the world, and it was one of the most beautiful parts of England I have ever seen - and full of wonderful people, too. With love from JK Rowling (Jo) x "), along with the letter from Rowling's PA ("I am delighted to enclose a full set of "Harry Potter books, donated and signed by J K Rowling to be used for your fundraising auction, along with a handwritten note for you").
Activities
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Exempt from tax

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

Contacts
  1. Customer Services (UK)
    Customer services
    Bonhams
    Work
    Work +44 20 7447 7447
    FaxFax: +44 20 7447 7401
  2. Books (UK)
    General enquiries
    Bonhams
    Work
    Work +44 20 7393 3828
    FaxFax: +44 20 7393 3879
  3. Shipping (UK)
    Logistics - Shipping
    Bonhams
    Work
    Work +44 20 7468 8302
    FaxFax: + 44 20 7629 9673
Similar Items