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Mistakes in the Harry Potter books
T he Harry Potter series only began in and yet J. Rowling's books have become highly collectible. It usually takes decades for a book to become collectible and gain significant value on the rare book market. Do you have a valuable Harry Potter gathering dust under your bed? Demand for collectible Harry Potters has not decreased even though the last book in the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows , was published in
The main characteristics of a first edition first issue are a print line that reads 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 and the crediting of "Joanne Rowling", not JK. Prices for later editions in good condition are in three figures. In , JK Rowling was still a jobbing author rather than a worldwide superstar richer than the Queen, so there are a reasonable number of signed first editions available from her book tour signings. Deluxe editions can be priced in four figures if signed. First edition first printings will have the number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 and a block of misaligned text on page seven.
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These books, like the Bloomsbury proofs are not for sale to the public. Of the other two, we assume 3, were produced as well, but we don't know. I will say that the other two seem to be more common than the Stone ARC, but that can also be for a myriad of reasons. And you'll notice the cover art for the Azkaban ARC is checkerboard instead of the cover art like you see with the other two. This is because the publication date for Azkaban was pushed up to meet the demand and to keep US customers from ordering their books from the UK as they had with book 2. And since the date was pushed forward, GrandPre hadn't finished the cover illustration yet, so the checkerboard was used.
But to have any real collectable value, it has to be a copy of the first edition, first impression also known as the first printing. This means the very first batch of books off the press, of which there were only a few thousand. Harry Potter first edition, softcover issue. First, what do the books look like? The first printing was bound in two different ways. The rarest is the hardback issue, with a cover of laminated boards.