Lot 142
  • 142

Rowling, J.K.

Estimate
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Description

  • Rowling, J.K.
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, 1998
  • Paper
8vo (228 x 148mm.), FIRST EDITION OF THIS TITLE AND THE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF THE TEXT, illustrations by Mary GrandPré, original red cloth-backed purple boards (with diamond pattern in blind), DUST-JACKET, foot of spine very slightly bumped

Literature

Errington, Rowling A4(a)

Catalogue Note

A NEAR MINT COPY.

The American version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, published sixteen months after the English edition. Interviewed about the change of title, Arthur A. Levine responded "I did not do anything to the text. Every change was something that I discussed with Jo. In fact, Jo came up with the alternative title..."

All the correct first edition issue points are present in this copy.

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