But, they also say Raincoast Books Vancouver beside it as well. Any idea how much it would be worth roughly? It turned out many copies of this book came from bookshop workers who had kept copies seeing the incipient phenomenom at first hand. This is the table of contents from the Advance Reader's Edition. It recognises Harry's lack of greed for the Stone and surreptitiously deposits it into his pocket. This provides an opportunity for to offer his own horrific version of order.Next
It also made her about ten times richer than Madonna. This is a hardback, first edition copy of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the second novel in the series, published in 1998. Bloomsbury - not Ted Smart Large Print etc 1997 hardback Fairly good however it does have a couple of nicks from the base and a name written on the inside cover. As for finding one remember the words of Cadillac Jack 'anything can be anywhere' - one turned up at a little bookshop attached to a stately home. First edition first printings will have the number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 and a block of misaligned text on page seven. Rowling's Harry Potter novels: a reader's guide.
A scrawny, little, black-haired, bespectacled boy became more and more of a wizard to me. Both authors social behaviour and give characters names that express their personalities. Although, the first couple of pages look nothing like the finished product. While some commentators thought the book looked backwards to Victorian and Edwardian stories, others thought it placed the genre firmly in the modern world by featuring contemporary ethical and social issues, as well as overcoming obstacles like bullies. Harry is also informed by a centaur named in the forest that a plot to steal the Stone is being orchestrated by none other than Voldemort himself, who schemes to use it to be restored back to his body and return to power.Next
Always check both book and dust jacket! Generally speaking anything after a fourth edition is very mediocre, fourth and third are modestly worthwhile and occasionally some punter on ebay pays too much for one but you need 10987654321 or at least 1098765432 and it must be 1997 and not Australian or Canadian. Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone mm. There is also a condition known as a state, whereby something about the book or dust jacket was changed during a print run. Hi, I have the first Harry potter book, bought in England, printed by Bloomsbury. Most reviews were very favourable, commenting on Rowling's imagination, humour, simple, direct style and clever plot construction, although a few complained that the final chapters seemed rushed. It has been translated into at least 73 other languages, and has been made into a , as have all six of its sequels. One i looked inside each book i nearly had a heart attack.Next
What do you think the value estimate is in your opinion? The page numbers have not been set. Unlike with coins, book collectors are not interested in errors unless they indicate that a book is a first edition. It is signed with a dedication by J. Can you tell me approximately how much it is worth? A good condition hard cover first edition sells for a few hundred pounds, while any version of the deluxe edition makes from £15 for more than £3,000 depending on the edition and the condition. Boards are aquamarine with an embossed diamond pattern, and a purple cloth spine.
Next , how do you tell whether your copy, which may look very similar to the one pictured above, is really a valuable first edition? The philosophers stone is a 1st ed, 1st print one of the 500 , chamber of secrets is a 1st edition 1st print, prisoner is a 1st ed 1st print 1st state with errors, Goblet of fire is first edition by Omnia, and last are all 1st edition as stated. There were only 7,000 copies printed. Triple Smarties Gold Award Winner on the cover. Total of 16 1st print books in great condition! They were also printed prior to the first three books. It is Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, paperback not hardback. Later impressions generally reach £10. Norris, aids his constant hunt for misbehaving pupils.Next
Online book specialist AbeBooks is a good place to go to find out what copies like yours are being sold for. There is also a third state of the first edition that has the same changes as the second state, but the printer statement is removed on the copyright page and there are two pages of black and white advertisements in the rear of the book for the previous two books in the Harry Potter series. Its the Philosopher's Stone - Ted Smart edition - printed boards, dust cover, print run 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Please could you value my Harry Potter paperback for me? Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Sadly, you can pick up a first edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince for as little as £6 — meaning to make some serious money yours will have to stand out. As for any signed books that are signed by the cast members of the film franchise, it really adds no monetary value to the book itself.Next
This is the spine of the Advance Reader's Edition. Bonhams Head of Books and Manuscripts Matthew Haley offers his take in the. You can find these numbers by turning over the front cover of the book and looking at the copyright page. I have a 1997 paperback copy of Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone in mint condition. Dust jackets were introduced on the third printing. This means the very first batch of books off the press, of which there were only a few thousand.Next
London: Guardian News and Media Limited. I have looked on the sight previously recommended but can't find reference to the Australian printed editions. After the Goblet of Fire , these signing events have become increasingly scarce. The slightly battered copy's condition report mentioned browning to the book's margins, creases to its covers, rubbing and some peeling of its cover laminate. Look out for Canadian first editions, published by Raincoast, for between £75 and £215. They contain numerous errors which were remedied before the first printing and feature release information on the rear cover.Next