HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN. Prize Copy of the First American Edition, with a Letter from Rowling sent “By Owl Post” and a Signed Bookplate. Title: HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN. Prize Copy of the First American Edition, with a Letter from Rowling sent “By Owl Post” and a Signed Bookplate Publication: New York: Arthur A. Levine Books / An Imprint of Scholastic Press. 1999 Edition: First American Edition, First Impression. Description: First American Edition, First Impression. Crown Octavo, original green boards stamped with a diamond pattern in blind, purple cloth spine titled in dark green, orange endpapers. Illustrated throughout by Mary Grandpré. Accompanied by an unused bookplate SIGNED BY ROWLING and a letter on Rowling’s illustrated letterhead, unsigned: “BY OWL POST”. Addressed to Ira and Susie Greene, North Idaho Botanicals, dated March 13th, 2000. Dear Ira and Susie, Thank you for your letter dated 16th February with the enclosed book plates. I wish you the best of luck with your competition that you are organising and enclose the book plates signed. Yours sincerely, JK Rowling. One bookplate is included with this letter, which is printed on paper watermarked with a lightning bolt background; the bookplate and the book accompanied each other as a prize in a competition held by the Greenes, who were holistic health practitioners. Rowling sent out “BY OWL POST” letters for a short time in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s. Fine Book in Fine Dust jacket, the letter and bookplate also are fine. Fine in Dust Jacket. The third Harry Potter book, published in the United Kingdom on 8 July 1999 by Bloomsbury and in the United States on 8 September 1999 by Scholastic. The fourth book in the series, HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE, was released in both countries on 8 July 2000. Subject: Children’s Literature, J. Specializes in fine, rare and interesting books in many fields, concentrating on literary first editions, early fantasy, science fiction, occultism, mythology, folklore, detective fiction and mysteries, illustrated books, children’s books, and fine printing and bindings. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item “ROWLING J K. / HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN Prize Copy Signed 1st ed” is in sale since Thursday, July 30, 2020. This item is in the category “Books\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “mjtbooks” and is located in Hornby Island, British Columbia. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Author: ROWLING. J.K
- Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books / An Imprint of Scholastic Press
- Year Printed: 1999
- Special Attributes: 1st Edition
- Binding: Cloth
- Subject: Children’s
- Original/Facsimile: Original