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    Sale 5308

    Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 104

    ROWLING, J. K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. [London:] Bloomsbury, 1998. 8°. Half title. Original stiff pictorial "adult" wrappers with photographic image of a steam train (some yellowing to page edges). FIRST ADULT PAPERBACK EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the title inscribed, "to Ed, This is, apparently, a belated Chanukah present from Eva. J. K. Rowling."

    Price Realised  

    ROWLING, J. K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. [London:] Bloomsbury, 1998. 8°. Half title. Original stiff pictorial "adult" wrappers with photographic image of a steam train (some yellowing to page edges). FIRST ADULT PAPERBACK EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the title inscribed, "to Ed, This is, apparently, a belated Chanukah present from Eva. J. K. Rowling."

    With the same author's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (London, 1999, FIRST ADULT PAPERBACK EDITION) inscribed, "to Ed - so this must be a premature Passover present. J. K. Rowling." (2)


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