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ROWLING, J. K.

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. 130050
    Uncorrected proof copy of the first edition of the first book in the Harry Potter series, with the misprint "J. A. Rowling" on the title page, one of 200 such prepublication proof copies. Bloomsbury only issued proof copies for the first three Harry Potter novels: after the Prisoner of Azkaban, anticipation of each new book... Learn More
    £20,000

    Stock Code: 130050

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  2. 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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  3. 130825comp
    First edition, first impression, signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 130825

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  4. 127280comp
    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: 127280

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  5. 123942comp
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the dedication page: "To Tessa MacGregor with best wishes. J. K. Rowling". Learn More
    £5,750

    Stock Code: 123942

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  6. 127278comp
    First US edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the title page. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 127278

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  7. 121180
    First deluxe editions, first impressions, with a Bloomsbury bookplate signed by the author tipped in to Philosopher's Stone. 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... Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 121180

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  8. 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

    Stock Code: 130835

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  9. 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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  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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    First Deluxe edition, first impression. Goblet of Fire is the fourth novel in the Harry Potter series. Learn More
    £50

    Stock Code: 36781

  12. 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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  13. 125604comp
    First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the half-title. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 125604

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  14. 127309
    First US edition, first printing. The US edition was published the same day as the UK edition. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 127309

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  15. 130345comp
    First edition, first impression, signed by the author on the dedication page, with the ticket for the signing session at Borders Books in Brighton on 18 July 2000 loosely inserted. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 130345

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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, stating 'First Edition' on the copyright page. Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 69507

  18. 119580
    First Deluxe edition, first impression of the fifth novel in the Harry Potter series. Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 119580

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    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the dedication page, "To Ben, with best wishes, J. K. Rowling". At the time of the publication of Half-Blood Prince, Rowling was no longer undertaking book tours, and only did one signing session at the midnight launch event. The vast majority of autographed copies... Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 123434

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  20. 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
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 123432

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  21. 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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  22. The Cuckoo's Calling.
    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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