Auction of unique JK Rowling-book
Auction house Sotheby’s in London brings an extraordinary book by JK Rowling under the hammer. It is a by the Harry Potter author, with the hand written and illustrated version of The Stories of the Baker and the Bard.
In the book there is a personal command of JK Rowling with her editor Barry Cunningham, who is responsible for the publishing of the first book in the Harry Potter series.
“For Barry, the man who thought that a long story about a young wizard with glasses would sell”, is on the first page of the book.
Another instance was in 2007 at auction by Amazon bought for 2.7 million euros, a record for a manuscript of contemporary literature.
The author made seven copies to a number of people who have played an important role in the success of the Harry Potter series to thank, reports the BBC.