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Lello will auction first editions of Harry Potter. And for a good cause

With an estimated value of between 116,000 and 174,000 euros, the collection includes the “very rare first edition hardcover, first printing, of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’, with errors in the words ‘wand’ on page 53 and ‘Philosopher’s’ on the back cover”

Livraria Lello, in Porto, will take the signed collection of Harry Potter first editions to auction at London’s Christie’s, offering part of the proceeds to an international charity. In a statement, Livraria Lello revealed that the complete collection of Harry Potter first editions, signed by author J.K. Rowling, will be part of Christie’s Valuable Books and Manuscripts Auction, to be held on July 13 in London.

With an estimated value of between €116,000 and €174,000, the collection includes the “very rare hardcover, first printing first edition of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’, with errors in the words ‘wand’ on page 53 and ‘Philosopher’s’ on the back cover.”

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In 2019, Lello announced the acquisition of a first edition of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” for €70,000, along with first publications of the other books in the saga. “Not since 2014 has a complete collection, including this rare first edition of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’, appeared at auction,” the bookstore stressed, adding that the set will be displayed at Christie’s between July 9 and 12, during Christie’s Classic Week.

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