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Rowling, J. K.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
London: Bloomsbury, 1997. First edition. First impression of the preferred hardcover issue, with all the requisite points: Bloomsbury imprint, 10-down-to-1 number line, and in the list of equipment on page 51 "1 wand" appearing twice, "Philospher's" typo on the rear board. Original matte laminated boards without a jacket. Boards bright, with light bumping to extremities; slight lean to spine and a minor scratch to rear board. Gentle toning to contents and some minor spotting to edges, else a clean, bright copy. Only 500 copies of the first printing of Philosopher's Stone were issued in this hardback format, of which some 300 were taken by libraries and rendered undesirable for collectors. Housed in a quarter solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Harry Potter is the most successful book franchise of all time, with over 500 million copies of the books in print, and with spin-off film and media projects worth billions. The true first edition has been no less meteoric in its rise to the top of collectors' lists for modern books. Copies consistently set new records at auction. "The books' ultimate appeal lies in the universal themes of good triumphing over evil and the importance of love. No matter what age, gender, or race you are, there is something relatable in the Harry Potter series. The books' ultimate appeal lies in the universal themes of good triumphing over evil and the importance of love. No matter what age, gender, or race you are, there is something relatable in the Harry Potter series. The series' large fan following pioneered the way for young adult book series to … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books [USA]

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