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More Harry Potter books to be auctioned by Sotheby’s on December 15

By The Rowling Library on November 13, 2015. Mentions , , , , , .

The deluxe edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone signed by Jo and Jim is not the only one book to be auctioned by Sotheby’s next month. The Sotheby’s English Literature, History, Children’s Books, and Illustrations 15 December 2015 includes 7 Harry Potter lots, besides the deluxe edition. 

The lots related to J.K. Rowling and her books are from 186 to 193:

  • 186: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – Paperback, first edition. Estimated: £2000 – 3000.
  • 187: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – Deluxe edition, signed by Jim Kay and J.K. Rowling. Estimated: £2000 – 3000.
  • 188: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – First edition, signed and dedicated by J.K. Rowling. “To Fiona’s grandma! | with best wishes, | J.K. Rowling”. Estimated: £2000 – 3000.
  • 189: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – First edition, signed by J.K. Rowling. Estimated: £2000 – 3000.
  • 190: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Uncorrected proof copy, original purple wrappers. Estimated: £1500 – 2000.
  • 191: Preliminary drawing for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by Cliff Wright. Estimated: £2000 – 3000.
  • 192: Preliminary drawing for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by Cliff Wright. Estimated: £3000 – 5000.
  • 193: Complete set of the deluxe Harry Potter volumes, all first editions. Estimated:  £2000 – 3000.

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Final prices for each lot:

  • 186: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – Paperback, first edition. Sold £2,000
  • 187: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – Deluxe edition, signed by Jim Kay and J.K. Rowling. Sold £11,000.
  • 188: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – First edition, signed and dedicated by J.K. Rowling. “To Fiona’s grandma! | with best wishes, | J.K. Rowling”. Sold £1,900.
  • 189: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – First edition, signed by J.K. Rowling. Sold £1,800.
  • 190: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Uncorrected proof copy, original purple wrappers. Sold £1,200.
  • 191: Preliminary drawing for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by Cliff Wright. Sold £4,200.
  • 192: Preliminary drawing for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by Cliff Wright. Estimated: Sold £4,000.
  • 193: Complete set of the deluxe Harry Potter volumes, all first editions. Unsold.
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