ROWLING, J. K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. [London:] Bloomsbury, 1997. 8°. Half title (some light yellow staining to first 2 leaves of text). Original coloured pictorial boards by Thomas Taylor (spine repaired with some creasing and rubbing to joints and corners). Ex-library copy with library label on verso of title and barcode sellotaped onto front free endpaper. Loosely-inserted is a publisher's slip SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. FIRST EDITION. EXCEPTIONALLY SCARCE, ONE OF ABOUT 500 COPIES ONLY. According to the publishers, some 300 of these copies were distributed to school libraries.
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- £4,000 Set Currency
- £4,000 - £6,000
- ($8,020 - $12,030)
- Sale 5308 —
- Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books
- 19 March 2008
- London, South Kensington