But, they also say Raincoast Books Vancouver beside it as well. As a complete first set of deluxe first impressions are they worth much? Back of title page in the first edition of Harry Potter. Harry Potter first edition, softcover issue First, what do the books look like? It usually takes decades for a book to become collectible and gain significant value on the rare book market. Unfortunately, as this copy is a later printing from a different publisher it does not. A signed copy may be worth between £2,000 and £3,000.
If you have a copy of one of these titles that meets all these requirements below, and that you would like to sell, please. A handful of advance proof copies are also available from £5,400 to £9,700. None of the books have been used read and have just been taken out of the plastic covers today to determine publication dates. How do you tell if it's a genuine valuable first edition? These books are housed in a limited edition, collectible trunk-like box with sturdy handles and privacy lock. Hardcover first editions can be worth thousands while print editions can make hundreds. I normally would have used Amazon but I read other reviewers' comments about the shipping box clearly identifying the contents inside and I didn't want to take a chance of having it stolen from my porch.
She signed copies of the book that night for 1,700 people who won exclusive tickets to the event. Yeah its made out of cardboard but it does what it's suppose to, hold the books. More than 400 million copies have been sold worldwide, which is the highest of any book series of all time. First editions First editions are worth at least £20 no matter what their condition, and some of them are even worth thousands. I also have the Goblet if Fire in hardback, and it says first edition. Rowling' had been printed on the copyright page.
If your copy was published in 1998 by Bloomsbury, with no mention of subsequent dates or printings, it is the hardback edition, and has the number sequence 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1, running all the way down to 1, it should be a first edition copy and will be of some worth. So how much money can you make? Bloomsbury Publishing use a reverse number system to identify when a book was printed. Bonus decorative stickers are included in each boxed set. Hi Laura, I have seven Harry potter special edition, hard back, signed books. This large print run was split between two print houses, Clays Ltd 750,000 and Omnia Press in Scotland 250,000.
Our use of your data is described in our. Rowling has conducted a signing. Does this make it worth something? If it is a later edition or the paperback version, it will not be of significant worth- at best, a modest second hand book worth of a two-figure amount. Hi, I have a 1997 copy of the Philosophers Stone that matches evvery criteria here apart from it is the 23rd print. The date of copyright should be 1998, the publisher Bloomsbury, and the number line counting down to 1, and only hardback copies of this book have collectible value. To see the Harry Potter books we currently have for sale please. Being a fan of Harry Potter since it first got printed.
Also on the first page of text p. I wanted a hardcover collection that had the original covers, this is exactly what I got. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince An illustrated deluxe edition could be worth hundreds, while a good condition one with the adult covers can fetch more than £100. If you would like to email photographs, including the covers, title pages, and copyright information, to we can let you know what we would offer you for the books, but we cannot give a formal valuation. The rarest is the hardback issue, with a cover of laminated boards.
How would I go about selling them? How much is a first edition worth? To be valuable, the books have to be original first edition hardbacks published in the year the book first came out and in very good condition. This illustration was carried onto a dustwrapper that was issued starting with the third printing. Next , how do you tell whether your copy, which may look very similar to the one pictured above, is really a valuable first edition? Interestingly enough she has some of the original English edition text and some of the American edited text, all in the same book. I ordered this set because of the original book cover art. The cardboard paper treasure box isn't worth the extra money either, but my son is happy so I guess that's what matters most. Hi Laura I have a a Harry Potter deluxe gift set in a red box from Bloomsbury press; first 4 potter books.