Item #5010 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. J K. Rowling.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Great Britian: Bloomsbury, 1999. Illustrated by Cliff Wright. First Edition, First Printing of the UK Bloomsbury Deluxe. Hardcover, cloth bound. Book in Fine condition / No dust jacket issued. Item #5010
ISBN: 0747545774

A First Edition, First Printing of the UK Deluxe Bloomsbury printing of "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets." In Fine condition, with the faintest touch of wear to lower two corners; this wear is quite negligible, but we like to be extra revealing with any wear to these valuable Harry Potter collectibles. No bumping, no wear to pages, clean throughout with no discernible flaws of any kind. Gold gilt on pages in perfect condition with no wear or discoloration. Sewn in ribbon marker intact. Wrapped in a removable archival cover for protection.

Complete number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. "First published in Great Britain in 1999" stated on the copyright page along with printer as "Clays Ltd, St Ives plc." These Deluxe editions were issued without dust jackets.

The Bloomsbury Deluxe hardbound printings of the Harry Potter series were not available for purchase in the US at the time of printing. These Deluxe editions have become extremely collectible editions for book enthusiasts.

The first three Deluxe editions (The Sorcerer's Stone, The Prisoner of Azkaban, and The Chamber of Secrets) were printed in limited numbers compared to the later titles, adding to their value.

Please note, this edition is unsigned. Before purchasing a signed edition by J.K. Rowling, please consider exploring the provenance thoroughly, as fabricated signatures in the collecting world are an ever present risk.

Price: $425.00  other currencies