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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by  J. K Rowling - Hardcover - Special Edition - 2015 - from Bookbid Rare Books and Biblio.com

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

by Rowling, J. K

Condition: Fine/No Jacket


U.S.A.: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2015 First thus with new illustrations on paste-downs and end papers. A fine first printing in a fine slipcase of the new, first Gift Edition from Bloomsbury. Complete row of numbers from 10 to 1 on the copyright page. From Bloomsbury webpage -- "This gift edition hardback, presented in a beautiful foiled cloth slipcase decorated with brand new line art by Jonny Duddle, is the perfect introduction to Harry Potter.". Special Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. This is not the illustrated edition.


First published by Bloomsbury in the UK in 1997, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone set off a literary epic that would envelop and change children's literature for the 21st Century. The first book of a seven-book series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone quickly captured the imagination and admiration of children and adults alike, and would go on to win countless awards in literature. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has been translated into over seventy languages, including Latin and Greek. It, along with the other six books in the series, has been cinematically adapted as well. British Fantasy Award (1999), Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adolescent Literature (2008), British Book Award for Children's Book of the Year (1998), Smarties Prize (1997), Prijs van de Nederlandse Kinderjury (2002) ...more Prijs van de Nederlandse Kinderjury (2002), Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (2001), South Carolina Book Award for Junior Book Award (2001), Grand Canyon Reader Award for Teen Book (2000), Charlotte Award (2000), Nene Award (2000), Massachusetts Children's Book Award (2000), Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award (2001), Blue Hen Book Award for Chapter Book (2001), Nevada Young Readers' Award for Young Reader Category (2000), Sasquatch Reading Award (2000), Golden Archer Award for Middle/Junior High (2000), Indian Paintbrush Book Award (2000), Carnegie Medal Nominee (1997), ALA's Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults (1999) Read more: Identifying first editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone




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