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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 256

    ROWLING, J. K. (b.1965). Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. London: Bloomsbury, [July] 1997. 8°. Half title. Original coloured pictorial boards by Thomas Taylor.

    Price Realised  

    ROWLING, J. K. (b.1965). Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. London: Bloomsbury, [July] 1997. 8°. Half title. Original coloured pictorial boards by Thomas Taylor.

    AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE COPY OF THE SCARCE FIRST ISSUE OF THE FIRST EDITION, with "Joanne Rowling" on the verso of the title page. According to the publishers, only 500 copies were printed, and most of these were distributed to school libraries.


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