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Tag: J. K. Rowling

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    Valuable Books & Manuscripts

    In the upcoming Valuable Books & Manuscripts sale, presented by Christie’s, written works from a diverse mix of periods and regions will be available. Among the highlighted lots in the auction is a complete deluxe edition set of the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. Each is signed in ink…

    Littifredi di Corbizzi (1465-c.1515)
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    Darren Winston of Freeman’s Discusses Recent Children’s Books Auction and Enthusiasm for the Category

    Many collectors attach children’s books “like a lightning bolt to memories and emotions of childhood,” says Winston Darren Winston. Photo courtesy of Freeman’s. Freeman's May 28, 2020 auction, The Martin Magovsky Collection of Children's Books, presented an outstanding collection of children's books, including many first edition examples from the last…

    Darren Winston of Freeman’s Discusses Recent Children’s Books Auction and Enthusiasm for the Category-2
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    Unique Harry Potter First Edition To Cast Spell On Bonhams Books Sale

    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, first edition, first impression, inscribed by the author. "to Bryony... the first person ever to see merit in Harry Potter. With huge [underlined 4 times] thanks. J.K. Rowling", Bloomsbury, 1997. Estimate: £70,000-90,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A rare first edition of one of the…

    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,
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    Books, Maps & Manuscripts

    Though best known as one of America’s greatest inventors, it should also be noted that Thomas Alva Edison was also one of America’s savviest businessmen. Both of Edison’s professions are on display in the upcoming Books, Maps & Manuscripts auction, offered by Freeman’s. There are many Edison-related items in the…

    Children's & Illustrated] [Sendak, Maurice], Group of Six Titles Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
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    Library of a Midwestern Collector

    The Library of a Midwestern Collector auction is a selection of vintage and contemporary books offered by Hindman. Works by Charles Darwin, Euclid, Galileo Galilei, James Joyce, Isaac Newton, J. K. Rowling, and Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton are particularly featured. Volumes on science, technology, mathematics, literature, economics, and the social…

    ROWLING, J. K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. London: Bloomsbury, 1997. FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, SIGNED BY ROWLING/Auctiondaily
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    The Glynn and Suzanne Crain Science Fiction Collection Signature Auction

    The Glynn and Suzanne Crain Science Fiction Collection Signature Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, focuses on three main areas of Science Fiction collectibles: Original cover art, pulp magazines, and books. Among the more valuable pieces in the collection is a painting by James Allen St. John which was used for…