London, South Kensington
19 March 2008
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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