Lot 158 of 455:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 1st Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$840
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Author:
Rowling, J.K.

Place:
[New York]

Publisher:
Levine Books / Scholastic Press

Date:
[1998]

Description:

Illustrated by Mary GandPré. (8vo) 22.9x14.6 cm (9x5¾"), red cloth-backed purple boards with embossed diamond patterns, color pictorial jacket designed by Mary GandPré & David Saylor. First American Edition, first printing. First issue.

Far fewer copies of the first U.S. edition of the first Harry Potter book were issued than the sequels in this wildly popular series. First printing, first issue with all the correct points and first issue jacket without the Year 1 stamp on the spine; lone review blurb on the back panel quoted from the Guardian (later changed to Publisher’s Weekly); "51695" printed above the barcode to the right of the ISBN; $16.95 on front flap; number line on copyright page going from 10 to 1, etc.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Small dampstaining to interior of bottom of jacket spine; faint rubbing to ends of spine and touches of wear to cloth on edges of boards; else fine in like jacket.


 
Item number:
301076
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