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Rowling (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, first edition, first printing, [one of 500 copies], usual light browning to text margins, ex-library copy with ink stamp to title verso and front free endpaper with barcode sticker and thin line of abrasion, but without any other markings, original pictorial boards, spine ends and corners bumped, laminate peeling, chipping to joints, extremities a little rubbed and chipped, still a very good, bright copy, preserved in a fine example of a later dust-jacket, 8vo, 1997.

⁂ The author's first book and the first in the Harry Potter series, a modern cornerstone of children's literature. Rare in any condition and a far better ex-library copy than usually encountered.

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Rowling (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's

Estimate £20,000 - £30,000May 30
London, UK
Auction Curated By:
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Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
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Max Hasler
Modern First Editions and 20th Century Literature