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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

by Rowling; J. K

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  • hardcover
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Condition
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ISBN 10
0590353403
ISBN 13
9780590353403
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Scholastic Press, 1998 Rowling (1965-) and Harry Potter need no introduction. The sale item is the first book in the famous series, published by Scholastic Press with illustrations by Mary Grandpre. Stated first American edition from October 1998 but a late, late printing. Number line reads: 35 34 33 32 30 then 9/9 0/0 01 02; the next line reads Printed in USA and then 45. The third line reads First American edition 1998. Purple paper boards with blind stamped lines creating a diamond pattern; red cloth at spine. Gold lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square, clean and bright. Unclipped dust jacket shows a price of $17.95. Jacket has no flaws. 309 pages.

Synopsis

Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter #1) J. K. Rowlings amazing first novel, H arry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone , was released as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the United States. We start off by meeting Harry Potter and his horrible family. Harry is an orphan, and lives in a tiny room under the stairs, serving his family by cooking and cleaning. One day, he gets a letter from the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardy, and his life takes a serious turn! Join Harry as he explores Hogwarts, makes lasting friendships, and begins his life as an intrepid young wizard in this award-winning story! Winner of:  British Fantasy Award (1999) , Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adolescent Literature (2008) , British Book Award for Children's Book of the Year (1998) , Smarties Prize (1997) , Prijs van de Nederlandse Kinderjury (2002) ...more Prijs van de Nederlandse Kinderjury (2002) , Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (2001) , South Carolina Book Award for Junior Book Award (2001) , Grand Canyon Reader Award for Teen Book (2000) , Charlotte Award (2000) , Nene Award (2000) , Massachusetts Children's Book Award (2000) , Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award (2001) , Blue Hen Book Award for Chapter Book (2001) , Nevada Young Readers' Award for Young Reader Category (2000) , Sasquatch Reading Award (2000) , Golden Archer Award for Middle/Junior High (2000) , Indian Paintbrush Book Award (2000) , Carnegie Medal Nominee (1997) , ALA's Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults (1999)

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On Aug 26 2011, SherlockJr said:
THIS IS A WONDERFUL BOOK. THE BEST BEGINNING FOR THE BEST SERIES EVER WRITTEN.

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Bookseller
j. vint books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
004641
Title
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Author
Rowling; J. K
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0590353403
ISBN 13
9780590353403
Publisher
Scholastic Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1998
LCCN
97039059
Dewey
[Fic]
Keywords
FHW
Bookseller catalogs
Child/Yound Adult;

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