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HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE

HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE

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HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE

by Rowling, J. K

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Very good +/very good +
ISBN 10
0590353403
ISBN 13
9780590353403
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New York: Arthur A. Levine / Scholastic, 1998. First American edition. Hardcover. Very good +/very good +. First printing of the first American edition. 8vo. Quarter red cloth and diamond pattern purple boards, with gilt spine lettering. Teal end papers. 309 pages. Illustrations by Mary GrandPre. The spine ends are slightly crimped, else Fine. No names or marks. The illustrated dust-jacket (with price clipped) has a 1.125" closed tear at top corner of front panel by fold flap, else Fine. With first printing points for both book and dust-jacket: Spine lacking "Year 1", and copyright page stating "J. K. Rowling"; and full number line "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 8 9/9 0/0 01 02", "Printed in the U.S.A. 23", and "First American edition, October 1998". Dust-jacket has Guardian blurb at top of rear panel, with two bar codes, and number 51696 above smaller bar code, at bottom of rear panel.

A crisp, unmarked, collectable copy of the first printing of the First American edition, in first issue dust-jacket. A one owner copy.

Synopsis

The first novel of J.K. Rowling's acclaimed  Harry Potter Series was released in the United States as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone . In this novel, the audience first meets Harry Potter and his horrible family. Harry is an orphan, and lives in a tiny room under the stairs, serving his family by cooking and cleaning. His life takes a turn for the better when he gets a letter of acceptance to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardy. Winner of:  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)

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On Aug 26 2011, SherlockJr said:
THIS IS A WONDERFUL BOOK. THE BEST BEGINNING FOR THE BEST SERIES EVER WRITTEN.

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Bookseller
Waugh Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
5112
Title
HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE
Author
Rowling, J. K
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very good +
Jacket Condition
very good +
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First American edition
ISBN 10
0590353403
ISBN 13
9780590353403
Publisher
Arthur A. Levine / Scholastic
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1998
LCCN
97039059
Dewey
[Fic]

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