Original Harry Potter Fetches $19K

harrypotterA soft-cover first-edition of the original Harry Potter book was purchased for $19,120 this week. This first edition, sold in the United Kingdom as “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” was one of only 200 copies printed before the series became popular. This 223-page title is known as “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” in the United States.

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6 Responses to “Original Harry Potter Fetches $19K”

  1. Xterminator
    March 10, 2009 at 8:23 pm #

    Another testament to the insanity of (some) collecters.

  2. J-Man
    March 11, 2009 at 7:24 am #

    WOW! $19,120

  3. anti
    March 12, 2009 at 9:43 am #

    Sweat deal.

  4. jo
    March 13, 2009 at 10:51 am #

    you could buy a car with that.

  5. NZ DUDE
    March 15, 2009 at 7:09 pm #

    THATS COOL i THINK MY FRIEND HAS THAT

  6. rowlf the dog
    May 3, 2010 at 8:16 pm #

    I own that edition!

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