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First edition of 'Harry Potter' auctioned, fetches 150,000 pounds

London, May 23: The first edition of J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone" has reportedly been sold for 150,000 pounds (over $200,000) at an auction held at Sotheby's.The one-of-a-kind copy contains handwritten notes

IANS [ Updated: May 23, 2013 13:50 IST ]
first edition of harry potter auctioned fetches 150 000
first edition of harry potter auctioned fetches 150 000 pounds

London, May 23: The first edition of J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone" has reportedly been sold for 150,000 pounds (over $200,000) at an auction held at Sotheby's.




The one-of-a-kind copy contains handwritten notes by Rowling, a 43-page commentary and 22 original illustrations, reports thesun.co.uk.

The book, published in 1997, was sold to a telephone bidder.

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