Harry Potter - Questions: I just realized that Ive got a Sorcerers Stone first edition (American) Scholastic hardcover that is literally in mint condition. Showing 1-8 of 8
Is my Harry Potter a First Edition?
What’s Your Harry Potter Worth?
Later printings will have a different number because they were printed in a different region. Above that, there is a number line. These numbers indicate the print run. Open the front cover of your book and check the price listed in the upper right corner of the front dust jacket flap. If there is no price listed, then you have a Book Club Edition. No Year is listed.
There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. The Harry Potter books are a children's fantasy series written by the bestselling author J. The book series follows the adventures of Harry Potter during his time spent at Hogwarts School and his faceoffs against the dark wizard Voldemort. The Harry Potter first edition covers are available on eBay and are instantly recognizable by fans of the book series and viewed as collector's items. Different countries had different publishers for the Harry Potter series.
My generation loves their Barbies and G. My nieces fell in love with Harry Potter books when their grandmother my mom, Mary Helen bought them the first American printing of J. Auction prices for this book have been rising dramatically over recent months. This particular book did not have a dust jacket, but was in fine condition. The reason the UK editions are worth so much more than US printings is due to the number printed.
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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.
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.