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    Sale 5308

    Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    ROWLING, J. K. (b. 1965). Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. [New York:] Arthur A. Levine Books. An Imprint of Scholastic Press, November 2000. Large 8° (227 x 150mm). Full-page illustration of Harry Potter by the author, title with vignette view of Hogwarts and vignettes at each chapter heading by Mary Grandpré. Original green leather by Quebecor World-Hawkins lettered and decorated in gilt with coloured pictorial label inset on upper cover, gilt edges, original glassine wrapper lettered in white. COLLECTOR'S EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, with the copyright line '10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0/0 01 02 03 04'. PRESENTATION COPY, the title inscribed, "To Eva - with lots of love and thanks as ever - [printed name scored through] Jo or: J. K. Rowling."

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    ROWLING, J. K. (b. 1965). Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. [New York:] Arthur A. Levine Books. An Imprint of Scholastic Press, November 2000. Large 8° (227 x 150mm). Full-page illustration of Harry Potter by the author, title with vignette view of Hogwarts and vignettes at each chapter heading by Mary Grandpré. Original green leather by Quebecor World-Hawkins lettered and decorated in gilt with coloured pictorial label inset on upper cover, gilt edges, original glassine wrapper lettered in white. COLLECTOR'S EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, with the copyright line '10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0/0 01 02 03 04'. PRESENTATION COPY, the title inscribed, "To Eva - with lots of love and thanks as ever - [printed name scored through] Jo or: J. K. Rowling."


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    Pre-Lot Text

    CHILDREN'S AND ILLUSTRATED BOOKS

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY

    The consignor of lots 98 to 104 was for three years nanny to the Rowling household and accompanied the author on the UK and US promotional tours for the fourth book in the 'Harry Potter' series, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. All the books in these lots are warmly inscribed by Rowling to the consignor or members of her immediate family.