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ROWLING, J. K.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

London, Bloomsbury, 1997 Stock Code: 131696
£12,500.00

A unique binding with elaborate onlay of The Hogwarts Express to the front and Dumbledore to the back

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First edition, first impression, with all the requisite points: Bloomsbury imprint, 10-down-to-1 number line, copyright Joanne Rowling, and the repeated "1 wand" on the list of equipment on p. 53. The first and most scarce of the Harry Potter books.

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Description

Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco to spine and front cover, purple morocco to rear cover, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, panel to front cover after the original cover design in coloured onlays with title and author's facsimile signature in gilt; rear cover gilt ruled, figure of Dumbledore in various coloured onlays with gilt and silver stars; ivory moiré silk doublures and endpapers; edges silver with hologram stars. Housed in a red leather entry slipcase.

Condition

A fine copy.

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