Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
London: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 1999. Deluxe. ROWLING, J. K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
London: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 1999
A wonderful copy of the English Deluxe Edition - children’s artwork series in deluxe hardback - issued on the 27th September 1999, in an edition of 4869 copies.
8vo; hardback; red cloth binding with gilt title and author’s signature to front cover, as well as the iconic illustration by Thomas Taylor.
This edition was created specifically for the gift market, ‘… if you think of any of the great children’s classics, there would tend to be a really nice edition. Harry Potter deserves it more than anything we’ve ever published... if you want to give away a hardcover of something that is a classic then you probably want it to look like - or better than - other classics.’
23,4 x 15,3 cm. Good. Item #39