ROWLING (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, Bloomsbury, 1997

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ROWLING (J.K.)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, Bloomsbury, 1997

Sold for £ 68,812 (US$ 83,669) inc. premium
ROWLING (J.K.)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, publisher's imprint page with the number sequence from 10 to 1, and author cited as 'Joanne Rowling', p.53 with the duplication of "1 wand" on the equipment list, misspelling "Philospher's" on lower cover, J.K. Rowling's signature on a sticker loosely inserted (see footnote), publisher's pictorial boards, small crease to lower fore-corner of upper cover, very thin vertical scratch to lower cover, 8vo, Bloomsbury, 1997

Footnotes

  • A FINE FIRST EDITION, ROWLING'S LITERARY AGENT'S COPY. One of only approximately 500 copies of the first Harry Potter story, and the author's first book.

    Provenance: Christopher Little Literary Agency, printed label on front free endpaper. Christopher Little was J.K. Rowling's first literary agent, responsible for selling the rights to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone to Bloomsbury in 1996, and continuing as her agent until 2011. Sold to benefit two charities in 2003; on this occasion J.K. Rowling's provided a specimen of her signature to be sold with the book; private UK collection.
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ROWLING (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, Bloomsbury, 1997
ROWLING (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, Bloomsbury, 1997
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