ROWLING (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, FIRST EDITION, SECOND IMPRESSION, WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING OF HARRY POTTER BY THOMAS TAYLOR on half-title, signed and dated 2001, Bloomsbury, 1997
Lot 133
ROWLING (J.K.)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, FIRST EDITION, SECOND IMPRESSION, WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING OF HARRY POTTER BY THOMAS TAYLOR on half-title, signed and dated 2001, Bloomsbury, 1997
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 4,000 - 6,600

Lot Details
ROWLING (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, FIRST EDITION, SECOND IMPRESSION, WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING OF HARRY POTTER BY THOMAS TAYLOR on half-title, signed and dated 2001, Bloomsbury, 1997 ROWLING (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, FIRST EDITION, SECOND IMPRESSION, WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING OF HARRY POTTER BY THOMAS TAYLOR on half-title, signed and dated 2001, Bloomsbury, 1997
ROWLING (J.K.)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, FIRST EDITION, SECOND IMPRESSION, WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING OF HARRY POTTER BY THOMAS TAYLOR on half-title, signed and dated 2001, number line from 10 down to 2 on reverse of title, publisher's pictorial boards, with Wendy Cooling quote at foot of upper cover, very slight bump at head of spine, preserved in a dust-jacket (from the third printing, the first to have a dust-jacket), 8vo, Bloomsbury, 1997

Footnotes

  • A near mint copy of the second printing of the first Harry Potter novel, embellished with a drawing of the eponymous hero casting a spell. As with the first printing, it is thought that the print run of the hardback version of this printing was very small. This copy is housed in a dust-jacket from the third printing, the first to be issued in a dust-jacket. See illustration on preceding page.
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