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RARE BOOKS

This is a rare (pun intended) opportunity to purchase the best of the best, the rarest of the rare, top (book)shelf Harry Potter books in one sale from the collections of myself and well-known book collectors in the community.

All sales are final. Payment may be made via PayPal family and friends, direct deposit, or other fee-free options. One-day or Express shipping is included with all purchases. The final day for Christmas delivery is December 22nd. Please email sale@thepottercollector.com to purchase. First come first served based on the email timestamp.

Please see photos and descriptions below.

TOP SHELF

Philosopher's Stone Paperback 1st Printing

The paperback version of the Holy Grail of Harry Potter books. First edition, first printing with all necessary first printing points. Very Good condition with light shelf wear. Spine has a crease down the center. The front and back cover show some wrinkling and scratching. The bottom front corner has a large dog ear. No internal writing or signatures.

$8,000 SOLD

Prisoner of Azkaban SIGNED Uncorrected Proof

It doesn't get much rarer than this. Uncorrected proofs from the UK are some of the rarest and most sought after Harry Potter books. This green proof is one of only 150 copies printed... and it is signed. Attached to the rear of the front cover is a Bloomsbury bookplate featuring a bold, large, and early 1999 J.K. Rowling signature.

The book is in VG condition. It shows reading wear on the front and back cover and some shelf wear on the bottom text block. The front and back covers show the usual UK uncorrected proof creasing near the spine. The spine itself is STUNNING until the bottom. There is wear to the bottom of the spine. The text block has minor handling wear. No internal writing or signatures except on the beautiful bookplate.

$16,000 SOLD

Chamber of Secrets Uncorrected Proof

Uncorrected proofs from the UK are some of the rarest and most sought after Harry Potter books. This Chamber of Secrets proof is one of only 250 copies printed back in early 1998.

The book is in VG condition. It shows reading wear. The front and back covers are BEAUTIFUL and show light spotting or wrinkling. The front and back covers show the usual UK uncorrected proof creasing near the spine. The spine has some light creasing. The proof has some minor foxing on the text block and a few pages. The text block has minor handling wear. No internal writing or signatures.

$9,500 SOLD

Chamber of Secrets SIGNED 1st Printing

An exceptional signature in a first printing hardcover book: you can own an early J.K. Rowling signature and dedication from 1998!

The book itself is VG-VG+ with some scratching on the front and back covers. The spine is nice and clean with minor shelf wear to the top and bottom. The first state jacket shows matching light scratches on the front and back and minor shelf wear. No internal writing or signatures except for on the Bloomsbury bookplate.

The bookplate reads "To Lauren, | Best wishes, | JK Rowling" with the early 1998 separation of the J and K from Rowling. A stunning example.

$3,250 SOLD

Prisoner of Azkaban 1st Printing/1st State

The rarest of the first printing hardcovers of Prisoner of Azkaban featuring copyright to Joanne Rowling and dropped text on page 7!

VG+ condition. The front and back covers are near flawless with some minor scuffing and shelf wear. The spine has some minor shelf wear on the top and bottom. The jacket is crisp and covered in removable protective mylar with minor shelf wear. No internal writing.

$2,500 SOLD

Prisoner of Azkaban 1st Printing/2nd State

An increasingly rare first printing/second state hardcover of Prisoner of Azkaban showing fixed copyright page and page 7 errors.

Fine condition. No internal writing.

$1,000 SOLD

Deathly Hallows 2nd Printing SIGNED

Signed during J.K. Rowling's limited US tour in 2007 and features a bold signature and an authentic authentication hologram.

Fine condition, appears unread. No internal writing.

$1,250 SOLD

US Uncorrected Proof Set

An increasingly rare set of US uncorrected proofs or advanced reader editions of Sorcerer's Stone, Chamber of Secrets, and Prisoner of Azkaban. Printed and released in a very small run prior to publication.

Sorcerer's Stone: Fine condition. No internal writing.

Chamber of Secrets: VG condition. Light shelf wear, spine has some sun fading. Small stain on the back cover. No internal writing.

Prisoner of Azkaban: Fine condition. No internal writing.

$2,500 SOLD

Another Fine copy of Sorcerer's Stone is available here.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

Refund/Cancellation Policy: A full refund will be issued if your order is canceled prior to shipping. To cancel, please reply to the email you received containing your order number.

Shipping Policy: Both domestic and international purchases are sent with USPS, UPS, FedEx, or DHL. 

All items will be shipped within 5 business days unless otherwise notified. Tracking will be

available once the item(s) has been sent.

Return Policy: All sales are final. If there is an issue with your purchase or an item is damaged,

please email and I will be happy to help with a solution.

The Potter Collector or Peter Kenneth is not affiliated with Warner Bros. or JKR. This is not a retail store. These are my own personal items that I have purchased and own from my personal collection.

If you have questions about your purchase or an item available to purchase,

please reply to the email you received containing your order number. You can also reach me here:

 

The Potter Collector

PO Box 71

Winfield, IL 60190-0071

United States

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