A retired civil servant was surprised to learn that his hardback copy of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” was one of the original 500 copies and that it is expected to sell at auction for a big sum.
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UPDATED: Father Learns Copy of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” Is Actually Rare First Edition
Imagine finding out that your “Harry Potter” book is worth a considerable amount of money! A British father made that discovery, and now the book is up for auction.
This exclusive first edition of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” will go up for auction on October 10. It’s predicted to sell for about £30,000.
A cheap library sale find is now set to earn its owner up to £30,000.
“Harry Potter” books strike gold with signed first editions earning sacks full of Galleons.
A copy of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” sold for a record-breaking amount at Bonhams this week!
If you are a passionate Potterhead with £40,000 (about $54,000 USD) lying around, then listen up! An exclusive edition of the first “Potter” book owned by J.K. Rowling’s friend will be going on sale, and yes, this copy includes personal hand-written messages by Rowling herself.