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J.K. Rowling

Rare books by J. K. Rowling, including first editions and signed first edition copies of the Harry Potter Books.

J. K. Rowling is the author of the best-selling Harry Potter series, and famous for her rapid rise from struggling single mother to multi-millionaire. Her first book was published in the UK in 1997 as Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, and in the United States as The Sorcerer’s Stone.

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  1. 123527comp
    First edition of the Chamber of Secrets, eleventh impression of Philosopher's Stone, both inscribed by the author for Iain Dallas, at a signing when he was a nine-year old-boy. He had written various spellings of his name in pencil on the title page of Philosopher's Stone: "Iain / Eoin Dallas / Ian Dallas / Ean Dallas".... Learn More
    £5,750

    Stock Code: 123527

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  2. 133507
    First edition, first impression, paperback issue. This is one of 5,150 copies in wrappers, with all the requisite points of the first printing: Bloomsbury imprint, 10-down-to-1 number line, and the list of equipment on p. 53 with "1 wand" appearing twice in the list. It was published simultaneously with the casebound issue... Learn More
    £5,250

    Stock Code: 133507

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  3. 130465
    First Braille edition, signed by the author on the front cover of each volume, with the authentication hologram to inside front cover of each. The signing and sale of this set was in aid of the Royal Blind, the Edinburgh based charity which runs The Scottish Braille Press. Rowling visited the Press in 1997, and saying that... Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 130465

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  4. 127279comp
    First US edition, first printing, first state dust jacket without "year 2" on the spine panel. Signed by the author on the title page. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 127279

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  5. 130830
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 130830

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  6. 132019
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 132019

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  7. 132679
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 132679

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  8. 79408comp
    First deluxe edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the dedication page, "To Mark, Happy 8th Birthday! With love from, Jo, (J. K. Rowling) (but really from Thomas, Daragh, Catriona, Deidre & Gerry!)". This title was the first of the deluxe editions to be published, and was issued simultaneously with the first... Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 79408

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  9. 128863comp
    First edition, sixth impression, inscribed by the author on the dedication page, "To Susan, with lots of love Jo x JK Rowling". This is a superb association: the recipient, Susan Sladden, was a close friend of Rowling's in Edinburgh who enabled her to finish the Philosopher's Stone by babysitting her daughter Jessica. After... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 128863

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  10. 121179
    First deluxe editions, first impressions. The deluxe editions, created for the gift market, were issued out of sequence, with the third book, Prisoner of Azkaban, being the first published in this format. It was issued simultaneously with the first trade edition in July 1999. The first two titles in the series, Philosopher's... Learn More
    £2,500

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  11. 130835
    First edition, first impression, first state, with the requisite points: number series on the copyright page from 10 down to 1, "Joanne Rowling" as the copyright holder, and the dropped line (line 24) of text on page 7. In the second state, the dropped text is corrected, and the copyright attributed to "J. K. Rowling". It... Learn More
    £2,500

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  12. 131391
    First Australian edition, first printing. The Australian edition is distinguished by the presence of advertisements at the rear, the absence of a printer's name on the copyright page, and thicker paper stock. The first printing of the Australian edition was formerly accepted as the third state of the first UK edition, as... Learn More
    £250

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  13. 132686comp
    First deluxe edition, first impression, signed by the author on title page. With the loosely inserted ticket (number 216) from the book reading and signing event held at Glasgow on 9 December 2000. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 132686

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  14. 130593comp
    First Canadian edition, signed by the author on the half-title. Loosely inserted is a leaflet for the signing at the 21st Annual International Festival of Authors in Toronto, and a signed certificate of authenticity from the administrative director confirming that the book was signed at the event. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 130593

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  15. 128864comp
    First edition, first impression, one of two dedication copies, inscribed by the author on the dedication page with an arrow from the printed dedication ("to Susan Sladden who helped Harry out of his cupboard"): "and, though we didn't want it in print, helped me out of my cupboard. With unending gratitude and equal love Jo... Learn More
    £75,000

    Stock Code: 128864

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  16. 116758
    First edition of the fifth Harry Potter novel, a sparkling example of the Chelsea Bindery's work. The Order of the Phoenix is the fifth book in the Harry Potter series. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 116758

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    First edition, first impression, signed by the author on the publisher's promotional bookplate, specially issued for this title, as Rowling undertook fewer signings for the Half-Blood Prince than for previous book launches. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 131292

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  18. 123432comp
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "To Charlotte, J. K. Rowling", with the authentication hologram. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the seventh and final novel of the Harry Potter series. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 123432

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  19. 126072comp
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "To Rachel, J. K. Rowling", with the authentication hologram. Deathly Hallows is the seventh and final novel of the Harry Potter series. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 126072

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  20. The Cuckoo's Calling. (Book)
    First edition, first impression, of Rowling's first pseudonymous novel, and signed on the title page as Galbraith, together with the hologram of authenticity. The first printing of the first edition ran to at least 1,500 copies, with a cover which features a quote from Val McDermid, while the back cover has quotes from Mark... Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 101927

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