Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: J.K. Rowling: Bloomsbury Children's BooksHave you ever wondered how to tell if your Harry Potter book is rare and worth a lot of money? Well, this section on MuggleNet will explain all the intricacies associated with the rare Harry Potter books, from the first editions to the misprints and covers associated with each. We will also tell you what to look for when reviewing a signed Harry Potter book from the author, J. Books that are signed by the stars of the film franchise really add no to very little value to the book. Immediately after interviewing the new author, Mr. Reynolds went back to his office, skimmed through the new book, and tossed it into the trash.
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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.
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. Only copies were bound this way, and of those were sent to libraries.
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Rowling is obviously best known as the author of the Harry Potter stories. Rising meteorically from relative poverty and difficulty in Edinburgh to creative super-stardom in an incredibly short space of time it is not too much of a stretch to say that Ms.
Rowling and the fifth novel in the Harry Potter series. It follows Harry Potter's struggles through his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry , including the surreptitious return of the antagonist Lord Voldemort , O. Five million copies were sold in the first 24 hours of publication. The book has also been made into a film , which was released in , and into a video game by Electronic Arts. During the summer holidays with his aunt Petunia and uncle Vernon , year-old Harry Potter and his cousin Dudley are attacked by Dementors. After openly using magic to save Dudley and himself, Harry is almost expelled from Hogwarts, but the decision is later reversed after a hearing at the Ministry of Magic.