Signed first printing of “Philosopher’s Stone” sells for $10,602

An extremely rare signed first printing of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone sold today on eBay for an astonishing $10,602. The book is a 1st printing UK Bloomsbury softcover that was signed and dedicated by (a then unknown) J.K. Rowling in 1997. The bidding for the book began on September 2 at a modest $1,122.

You can check out photos and descriptions of the book on the item’s page right here. Thanks to Peter for the tip!

What an amazing item for a Potter fan to own! Would you be willing to shell out that much money for such a rare piece of Potter memorabilia? Tell us in the comments!