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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Bloomsbury, LONDON 2001 - TRUE 1ST EDITION/ 1ST PRINT copy of this now highly collectable and sought after title, with the release of the film by the same name and a further four films confirmed by Warner Brothers to be made. Bloomsbury, 2001. Soft cover as issued. Excellent condition with some very minor shelf wear/faint creasing possible to cover. Written by JK Rowling, under the name of Newt Scamander. This book was first released in March 2001and sold out very quickly, raising vital funds for the UK Charity Comic Relief. This copy of course contains the full first print number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. A HIGHLY collectable copy, being SIGNED to the page directly by the original Harry Potter Actors whilst on location during the making of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Surrey 2003. Beautiful early examples of the signatures of Daniel Ratcliff and Rupert Grint are included in this very rare copy. This copy along with several others were exclusively signed for the well known Harry Potter sellers HP4U and come with full and complete provenance. Further to the book is included a stunning and specially commissioned vignette watercolour by the world famous Harry Potter Artist, Giles Greenfield (Goblet of Fire) to make this the most special package possible. The beautiful watercolour is based on the discriptive and original "text" by Newt himself!!! Giles, has taken Newts discription and captured the beauty of this "Beast" in this watercolour in stunning detail. This watercolour is a true one off, having painted only ONE original. The painting includes in this sale is for the "CHIMAERA" which quite possibly will feature in one of the further planned movies. The watercolour has been produced on the high quality paper ready to be laid loose or fixed inside the cover. "CHIMAERA" Ministry of Magic Classification: XXXXXX The Chimaera is a rare Greek monster with a Lions head, a Goat's body and a Dragons tail. Vicious and bloodthirsty, the Chimaera is extremely dangerous. There os only one known instance of the successful slaying of a Chimaera and the unlucky Wizard concerned fell to his death from his winged Horse shortly afterwards, exhausted by his efforts. Chimaera eggs are classified as grade A non-tradeable goods. Orders shipped Internationally within 1 to 2 business days. Thank you for your interest. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Sydney Charles Books]
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