Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Rowling, J. K. (Text by); Mary Grandpré (Illustrated by)

Published by Arthur A. Levine Books, An Imprint of Scholastic Press, New York, 1998
Condition: vg Hardcover
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Quarto. VI, [2], 309, [3]pp. Original illustrated dust-jacket over half cloth and paper covered boards, with gold lettering to spine. Illustrated title page. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" is the first novel in the Harry Potter series and J.K. Rowling's debut novel, first published in 1997 by Bloomsbury. It was published in the United States as "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by Scholastic Corporation in 1998. The plot follows Harry Potter, a young wizard who discovers his magical heritage as he makes close friends and a few enemies in his first year at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. With the help of his friends, Harry faces an attempted comeback by the dark wizard Lord Voldemort, who killed Harry's parents, but failed to kill Harry when he was just a year old. Our copy is the 8th printing of the first American edition, with a print line that reads 9 10 8 Very minor shelf wear. Dust-jacket, binding and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 41319

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Title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books, An Imprint of Scholastic Press, New York

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First American edition, 8th printing.

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