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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. by  J. K ROWLING - First Edition - 2003 - from Peter Harrington and Biblio.com

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

by ROWLING, J. K

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London: Bloomsbury,, 2003. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in burgundy morocco, intricate leather onlay inset to front board below gilt titles after the original cover design, spine in compartments separated by raised bands, titles direct to second and third gilt, remaining compartments with star cornerpieces gilt, all edges finished with striking iridiscent star pattern in silver, broad turn-ins with handsome ropework fillet within double rules gilt, white moiré silk doublures. Housed in a matching leather-entry slipcase. A fine copy. First edition of the fifth Harry Potter novel, a sparkling example of the Chelsea Bindery's work. The Order of the Phoenix is the fifth book in the Harry Potter series.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5) shows us how the plot begins to thicken in this  renowned series.  The tale grows darker and becomes psychologically intense as the teenaged boy wizard much handle his social life as well as the dark forces that seek to take him down! The greater community begins to doubt Harry and the existence of Voldemort's return, and Hogwarts is overtaken by an oppressive representative from the Ministry of Magic.  We meet the dread Dementors, and Harry loses loved ones in this tale of his exhausting fifth year! Bram Stoker Award for Works for Young Readers (2003) , Anthony Award for Young Adult (2004) , Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adolescent Literature (2008) , Books I Loved Best Yearly (BILBY) Awards for Older Readers (2004) , Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award (2006) ...more Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award (2006) , Golden Archer Award for Middle/Junior High (2005) , ALA Teens' Top Ten (2004) , Carnegie Medal Nominee (2003)




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