London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
ROWLING, J. K. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. [London:] Bloombsury, 1998. 8°. Half title. Original coloured pictorial paper boards by Cliff Wright (one corner very lightly rubbed), dust-jacket with design repeated. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the dedication leaf inscribed, "To William (again!) with (more) best wishes! J. K. Rowling."
With 5 other books in the Harry Potter series including Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (London, 1998, paperback, inscribed "To William, with best wishes, J. K. Rowling"), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (London, 1999, reprint with code numbers running from 10 to 3), and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (London, 2000, FIRST EDITION), all in dust-jackets. (6)
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