J K Rowling – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – First UK Edition Paperback 1997

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J K Rowling – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – First UK Edition Paperback 1997

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A first edition, first printing published by Bloomsbury in 1997. Softcover octavo, pp. 223, [1]. Pictorial card wraps by Thomas Taylor with Harry and the Hogwarts Express to upper cover and wizard to lower. A bright unfaded copy, with only a single very minor faint vertical crease to spine and no lifting of the laminate. Covers lightly rubbed to edge with a few slight creases. Tidy ownership inscription to top edge of half-title and slight stain across fore-edge otherwise contents clean and crisp. A Very Good copy indeed. The first edition paperback of the first book in the phenomenally popular Harry Potter series. Both the hardcover and paperback of the first edition were printed on the same day, with neither having bibliographical priority. All of the first issue points are present with the complete number sequence of 10 down to 1, ‘1 wand’ repeated twice on the equipment list on p. 53 and and the misprint “Philospher’s” on the lower cover. An excellent copy of a now iconic book. Errington, Phlip W. : J.K.Rowling A Bibliography 1997-2013 pp., 7-9.

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A first edition, first printing published by Bloomsbury in 1997. Softcover octavo, pp. 223, [1]. Pictorial card wraps by Thomas Taylor with Harry and the Hogwarts Express to upper cover and wizard to lower. A bright unfaded copy, with only a single very minor faint vertical crease to spine and no lifting of the laminate. Covers lightly rubbed to edge with a few slight creases. Tidy ownership inscription to top edge of half-title and slight stain across fore-edge otherwise contents clean and crisp. A Very Good copy indeed. The first edition paperback of the first book in the phenomenally popular Harry Potter series. Both the hardcover and paperback of the first edition were printed on the same day, with neither having bibliographical priority. All of the first issue points are present with the complete number sequence of 10 down to 1, ‘1 wand’ repeated twice on the equipment list on p. 53 and and the misprint “Philospher’s” on the lower cover. An excellent copy of a now iconic book. Errington, Phlip W. : J.K.Rowling A Bibliography 1997-2013 pp., 7-9.