First edition of 'Harry Potter' auctioned, fetches 150,000 pounds
The first edition of J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone" has reportedly been sold for 150,000 pounds (over USD 200,000) at an auction held at Sotheby's.
The one-of-a-kind copy contains handwritten notes by Rowling, a 43-page commentary and 22 original illustrations, reports thesun.co.uk.
The book, published in 1997, was sold to a telephone bidder.
(Posted on 23-05-2013)