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Harry Potter Sorcerer’s Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998

Harry Potter Sorcerer's Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998
Harry Potter Sorcerer's Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998
Harry Potter Sorcerer's Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998
Harry Potter Sorcerer's Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998
Harry Potter Sorcerer's Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998
Harry Potter Sorcerer's Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998
Harry Potter Sorcerer's Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998
Harry Potter Sorcerer's Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998
Harry Potter Sorcerer's Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998
Harry Potter Sorcerer's Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998
Harry Potter Sorcerer's Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998

Harry Potter Sorcerer's Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Octavo, quarter bound red cloth with purple diamond-embossed paper and dark teal paste downs. First American Edition, First Printing of J. Rowling’s first novel, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, one of only three books in history to sell more than 100 million copies with subsequent titles all exceeding the 50 million mark. All 1st Impression points satisfied. A tremendous example that would be the proud centerpiece of any collection. Originally 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. Following its immediate success abroad, the First American Edition was published by Scholastic Press in 1998 with “Philosopher’s” changed to Sorcerer’s. The first book of a seven-book series, the title quickly captured the imagination and admiration of children and adults alike, and would go on to win countless awards in literature. The writing has been compared to that of Jane Austen, one of Rowling’s favorite authors, or Roald Dahl, whose works dominated children’s stories before the appearance of Harry Potter, and of the Ancient Greek story-teller Homer. It has been translated into several languages and its film adaption became one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. Near Fine Book in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Book binding square and tight. Original quarter bound red cloth with purple diamond-embossed paper presents unmarked with vibrant original color. Very mild shelf wear to boards and spine with only a couple bumps to top edges. Text blocks clean and bright with a single faint blemish to top and some mild creases to front page corners barely apparent. But for the aforementioned and owners name to front endpaper, Internally clean, bright and unmarked with crisp pages and text. Dust Jacket presents Near Fine with boldly colored original illustration and raised gilt title. First Issue with J. Some water stains to top and bottom edges on verso not impacting front of dust jacket or book. One very small isolated instance of wear to front bottom edge near hinge and nearly unremarkable shelf wear to foot of spine. A tremendous example of this extremely rare modern classic. Below the number line is Printed in the U. 23″, and below that is “First American edition, October 1998. Boards are purple with an embossed diamond pattern, and a red cloth spine. The dust jacket back has a cream/light yellow bar code field with two bar codes in it, and the smaller bar code says “51695”. The dust jacket back also has a single quote from the Guardian saying Harry Potter could assume the near-legendary status of Ronald Dahl’s Charlie, of chocolate factory fame. ” The top spine of both the book and the dust jacket lists “J. ROWLING” and lacks the “YEAR 1 badge, and the gold lettering is raised on the spine of the dust jacket. A celebrated work and author often discussed with other great examples, such as The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow, All the Kings Men by Robert Penn Warren, American Pastoral by Philip Roth, An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser, Animal Farm by George Orwell, Appointment in Samarra by John O’Hara, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume, The Assistant by Bernard Malamud, At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O’Brien, Atonement by Ian McEwan, Beloved by Toni Morrison, The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood, The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler, The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood, Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy, Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh, The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder, Call It Sleep by Henry Roth, Catch-22 by Joseph Heller, The Catcher in the Rye by J. Salinger, A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron, The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen, The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon, A Dance to the Music of Time by Anthony Powell, The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West, Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather, A Death in the Family by James Agee, The Death of the Heart by Elizabeth Bowen, Deliverance by James Dickey, Dog Soldiers by Robert Stone, Falconer by John Cheever, The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles, The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing, Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin, Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon, and The Great Gatsby by F. Others include titles such as, A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers, The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene, Herzog by Saul Bellow, Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson, A House for Mr. Naipaul, I, Claudius by Robert Graves, Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace, Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison, Light in August by William Faulkner, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C. Lewis, Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, Lord of the Flies by William Golding, The Lord of the Rings by J. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf, Naked Lunch by William Burroughs, Native Son by Richard Wright, Neuromancer by William Gibson, Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) by George Orwell, On the Road by Jack Kerouac, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey. Even further, those recognize as the best of the best include The Painted Bird by Jerzy Kosinski, Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov, A Passage to India by E. 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Dick, Under the Net by Iris Murdoch, Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry, Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, White Noise by Don DeLillo, White Teeth by Zadie Smith, and Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys. The item “Harry Potter Sorcerer’s Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998″ is in sale since Friday, January 29, 2021. This item is in the category “Books\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “labb1279″ and is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 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  • Special Attributes: First Edition
  • Author: J.K. Rowling
  • Character Family: Harry Potter
  • Subject: Literature & Fiction
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Year Printed: 1998
  • Original/Facsimile: Original
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press
  • Region: North America
  • Place of Publication: New York, NY
  • Topic: Novels
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover

Harry Potter Sorcerer's Stone 1ST EDITION / 1ST PRINTING J. K. Rowling 1998