Harry Potter first edition sells for £46, at auction - BBC NewsThe true first edition is considered the UK Bloomsbury edition, and copies are extremely scarce. Only about hardcover copies were printed in the first run, so those are typically the most valuable of the original 5, copy run. There are several points for true first editions. First, the word Bloomsbury is included in the title page. Second, the copyright date is Third, the copyright page will include the full number line. And finally, there is a misprint on page 53, which lists "1 wand" twice in the school supplies list.
Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone by J. K. Rowling (1997 Bloomsbury 1st Edition)
The first novel in the Harry Potter series and Rowling's debut novel , it follows Harry Potter , a young wizard who discovers his magical heritage on his eleventh birthday, when he receives a letter of acceptance to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry makes close friends and a few enemies during his first year at the school, and with the help of his friends, Harry faces an attempted comeback by the dark wizard Lord Voldemort , who killed Harry's parents, but failed to kill Harry when he was just 15 months old.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
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This article or section needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. See How to Edit for help, or this article's talk page. The book was first published on 26 June ,  by Bloomsbury in London, and was later made into a film of the same name. The book was released in the United States under the name Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone , because the publishers were concerned that most American readers would not be familiar enough with the term " Philosopher's Stone ". However, this decision lead to criticism by the British public who felt it shouldn't be changed due to the fact it was an English book. He's never worn a Cloak of Invisibility , befriended a giant, or helped hatch a dragon. All Harry knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys , his horrible aunt and uncle , and their abominable son, Dudley.
Great price! I purchased this book for my 12 year old and I will be purchasing the complete set for her bookclub. Price was great compared to the bookstore price. My daughter needed it as she became J K Rowling in her schoools wax museum. Ordered at Walmart. Perfect condition with a hard cover.
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