Harry potter and half bloodprince rare owls misprint. While being sorted into houses, harry looks up at the sorting hats stool, and there. Harry potter rare typo makes first edition hardback worth. Laila banjar, nine, noticed that in harry potter and the goblet of fire, crouch, a member of the ministry of magic, vanished on one page only to reappear a few pages on without explanation. First editions of harry potter and the philosophers stone may be worth thousands thanks to a typo in 500 hardback copies of the novel. Mistakes in the harry potter books harry potter wiki fandom. Harry faces the thorny transition into adulthood, when adult heroes are revealed to be fallible, and matters that seemed black. If your harry potter book has this typo, it could be worth. So you actually have to read upside down and backwards for the first 14 pages of the. Harry potter and the philosophers stone was first published in 1997, and has since gone on to sell an incredible 400 million copies across the globe. Some of these mistakes were fixed in later editions of the same book. Reuters the latest harry potter book is also set to. Tanning of pages which is normal for harry potter books. Obsessive bibliophile as i am, its the content that i want, not the object, so a book with 30 pages missing is about as.
Harry potter and the order of the phoenix, more than any of the four previous novels in the series, is a comingofage story. Harry potter book collecting the chamber of secrets 1st. Harry potter and the philosophers stone from 8th may 2001. It is possible, however, that the illustration is of. It was released on 21 july 2007 in the united kingdom by bloomsbury publishing, in the united states by scholastic, and in canada by raincoast books. The sticker is vital to proving the authenticity of your signed book, so please make sure any books supposedly signed since then include a. Rowling s harry potter series has gained immense popularity, critical acclaim and commercial success worldwide, and first editions of her books have very quickly become collectable. His black eyes held a sharp knowing look to them, and his mannerism was far too polite. At first i thought maybe it was just missing its sleevedustcover but after managing to track down another copy of the same book, it does just look as if mine was a printing error. If you reference the photos right before the title page is spelled harry potter and the sorcerors stone.
Generally speaking, printing errors usually only make a book more valuable when it was rare to begin with. Thi is a wonderfully bright and unfaded dustjacket. Unlike stamps or currency this decreases the value of a book. By far the most valuable book in the series is the first, harry potter and the philosophers stone, published on 30 june 1997 by bloomsbury in london. Would a firstfirst of the the first harry potter book harry potter and the philosophers stone be worth something. This mistake was fixed in later editions of the book. Jk rowlings first book became an instant bestseller image. Harry potter and the deathly hallows is a fantasy novel written by british author j. Get here harry potter and the deathly hallows book misprint harry potter has no idea how famous he is.
This 17yearold girl transformed herself into harry potter and. Rowlings harry potter series has gained immense popularity, critical acclaim. Comparing the 1st printing 1st edition of the chamber of secrets to the book club harry potter and the chamber of secrets. Below is a list of mistakes that occur in the harry potter book series, such as plot holes and typos. If your copy of harry potter has a typo on page 53, you could be. I have recently bought the new harry potter book and found that in the center some of the pages are out of order, it skips from page 306 to 338, goes to 370, then skips back to 307 and goes to 337, were it skips to 371 and has all the rest of the pages in correct order. Collecting harry potter first editions raptis rare books.
Not however the mint editions you might expect, but collectable misprinted copies. Harry potter and the deathly hallows misprint worth. I have a paper back copy of harry potter and the order of the phoenix. By the time harry potter and the goblet of fire was written there quite a harry potter following, and the initial print run was 1 million copies. There were only a few hundred printed, and many of those went to libraries so theyre not pretty. Please see all images for the excellentlooks unread condition. If your copy of harry potter has a typo on page 53, you. Rowling on the page, and a dropped line of text on page 7. A young fan of the harry potter books has alerted the publishers to an error in j k rowlings latest story.
Cover the art for the cover of the original uk edition depicts harry at platform nine and threequarters wearing a gryffindor scarf, however, harry hasnt been sorted yet. Harry potter and the deathly hallows misprint tamebay. Thats because hes being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified harry will learn that hes really a wizard, just as his parents were. Harry potter and the order of the phoenix rare misprint. Copies of the hottest book of the year are appearing on ebay.
Please refer to the pictures and do not hesitate to ask questions. Harry potter and the deathly hallows book 7 paperback july 7, 2009. Was going through my old books and remembered my harry pottero and the goblet of fire misprint. The book starts upside down on page 14 and goes all the way backwards to the title page where it corrects itself and starts right side up on page 14. This mistake was corrected in the second printing of the book.
I bought hpdh the day it was released and my copy had a misprint where after chapter 28, the next chapter started back at chapter 26 and went on until the book ran out of pages it didnt get to the end. The uk first certainly is, yes tens of thousands of dollars in good condition. Both copies are 1st edition 1st print complete numberlines 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 as shown in images also included are 2 callsheets, one from each film. If your harry potter book has this typo, it could be. So there you go if you have the typo, bloomsbury, 1997, 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1.
The repetition of 1 wand on the list of harrys required equipment for hogwarts does indeed appear in true first editions, but in fact also appeared in later printings. Rowling at special and signing events have included a holographic sticker to authenticate the signature. Riddle, an aged man with a neck like a walrus, and the body of a semiskinny farmer urged. Dust jacket has some wrinkling due to being shelved. The 1 wand error in harry potter and the philosophers stone. More than 400 million copies of the harry potter series have been sold worldwide. The seventh and final installment in the harry potter series opens with a dark scene at the malfoys, where voldemort is awaiting snapes report on harrys whereabouts. Mugglenet explains all the intricacies associated with the rare harry potter books, from the first editions to the misprints and covers associated with each. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. How to tell if your old copy of harry potter is worth up. Several items in the press have recently suggested that a typo found on p.
Harry potter at home announces daniel radcliffe, more reading j. This copy has the rare misprint that states eleven outstanding o. Harry potter and the deathly hollows pages misprint. According to the independent, 500 hardback copies of the first edition of harry potter and the philosophers stone known as harry potter and the sorcerers stone in the u. By the time she released the fourth book, jk rowling was writing more books and signing fewer. Since the 7 212007 launch of harry potter and the deathly hallows, every book signed by j. Harry potter and the halfblood prince owls misprint on page 99 1st ed. This is a fine copy of this book in publishers original pictorial boards in a matching fine dustjacket. Does any one know about the misprinted harry potter book that was bound. How do i find the value of a misprinted harry potter book.
Harry potter and the goblet of fire by the time she released the fourth book, jk rowling was writing more books and signing fewer. Do misprints or typos make a book valuable first edition. Harry potter new lego sets with forbidden forest, room of requirement, burrow, more. Rowling and the seventh and final novel of the harry potter series. Details about harry potter and half bloodprince rare owls misprint on page 99. This large print run was split between two print houses, clays ltd 750,000 and omnia press in scotland 250,000. One book that includes the misprint is even expected to. One harry potter book containing the error is set to be auctioned off in. An error in harrys shopping list might mean a trip to gringotts for up to 500. Fantastic beasts textbook 2017 edition misprint the.
Therefore, any book with the missing sentences can be exchanged for. Harry potter and half bloodprince rare owls misprint on page. Harry potter and the mysterious printing error telegraph. I have a first edition harry potter and the half blood prince, weve just on chapter 3 and come across two spelling mistakes already, first is instead of shallow we have shollow, 2nd is instead of fog we have fug does this mean the book is rare and worth putting some place safe after weve finished reading it. Wizards unite mobile game announces virtual knight bus to hogwarts. Mistakes in the harry potter books harry potter wiki. July 21, 2007 out in paperback july 2009 what happens in the book. The first 14 pages are printed upside down and backwards. The novel chronicles the events directly following harry potter and the half. The sheer volume of harry potter printings made for lots of goofs such as upsidedown. Its the 2014 bloomsbury harry potter series, which features pretty nice artwork and gold embossed covers except my copy has no gold.878 123 216 1383 820 607 223 1322 1132 43 1296 1106 703 783 419 1033 575 476 298 831 1311 933 1128 536 478 323 337 834 967 115 1027 1443 1470 810 891 745 1407 1202 158 994 730