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Well done to English PEN for a successful charity book auction of annotated first editions last night. The sale raised £439,200 for English PEN’s campaigns for freedom of expression, reports the BBC. A rare first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, with annotations and drawings by author JK Rowling, has sold for a [...]
This week, one die-hard “Harry Potter” fan became a whole lot happier and $228,000 poorer. That’s how much a first edition of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” containing author J.K. Rowling’s annotations and original illustrations, fetched at a London auction on...
A first edition copy of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” fetched $228,000 at a London auction on Tuesday. The book is perhaps one of the most popular of all-time because it contains notes and original illustrations created by J.K. Rowling. In preparing to sell the first edition of Philosopher’s Stone, J.K. Rowling added personal annotations, [...]Show More Summary
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A first edition copy of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" that contains author J.K. Rowling's notes and original illustrations is going on sale at a charity auction. The personal annotations from the bestselling author included comments on the process of writing and a section from an early draft of the novel. Show More Summary
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The 1997 book features handwritten notes, original illustrations and a "second thoughts" commentary by the author.
(Reuters) - A unique first edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" annotated by author J.K. Rowling has sold for a record 150,000 pounds ($227,421) at a London charity auction, Sotheby's said on Tuesday.
(LONDON) — For fans of the boy wizard, this could be the most coveted copy of all the “Harry Potter” books in the world. A first edition copy of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” that contains author J.K. Rowling’s notes and original illustrations fetched 150,000 pounds ($228,000) at a London auction on Tuesday. Show More Summary
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A very rare copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is going to be put up for auction on Tuesday. The auction is to aid the writers' association, English PEN. The auction will sell numerous novels annotated by their authors,...Show More Summary
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