The very rare first edition of Harry Potter being auctioned for more than 31.000 euro

One of the first copies of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry Potter and the philosopher’s Stone) in 1997, of which only a hundred are printed, it is out this week, according to CNN, will be auctioned to 28.500 lbs (a little more than 31,000 us dollars).

For the first five hundred copies are distinguished by the two misprints. The word “philosopher” on the cover, it is misspelled, and on page 53, for the word ‘wall’ (magic wand) used twice. Also, the author, J. K. Rowling, in the credits She is called.

The book in question is due to the owner found it at a flea market. That was twenty years ago, and the seller has asked for just a £ 1 for it.

The owner of the book, who wishes to remain anonymous, wanted to save money for a new bathroom, and had a number of books accessed by the expert with Jim Spencer. Harry Potter and the book turned out to be a unique one and for that reason, the decision was made to auction off.

Most of the copies are in libraries and schools

The book, according to a representative of the auction house is unique, because most of the ones from the first pressure to have ended up in libraries and schools. There were the three people who have a telephone bid is submitted. The man or woman who is in the book and, er, wishes to remain anonymous.

It’s not the first time that this is the very rare first edition of the first Harry Potter part, is up for auction. In 2017 and brought to the sale of the book in the United States, almost 68.000 euros.

Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s Stone is the first volume of the seven of the popular Harry Potter series by the British author Rowling.


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