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    J. K. Rowling. Set of Three First Deluxe Editions with Tipped-in Original Watercolors. Including: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. London: Bloomsbury, [1999]. First English deluxe edition. Octavo. 223, [1, blank] pages. Tipped-in original watercolor signed by cover artist Thomas Taylor. Publisher's red cloth, front board and spine stamped in gilt, pictorial label on front board. Edges sprayed gold. Extremities of board corners and spine ends rubbed. A near fine copy housed in a slipcase. [and:] Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. [London:] Bloomsbury, [1999]. First English deluxe edition. Octavo. 251, [1, blank], [4, acclaim and reader feedback] pages. With original watercolor signed by cover artist Cliff Wright on the dedication page. Original blue cloth with color pictorial vignette on front board with titles stamped in gilt on the front board and spine. Edges sprayed gold. Extremities of board corners and spine ends rubbed. A near fine copy housed in a slipcase. [and:] Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. [London]: Bloomsbury, [2003]. First English deluxe edition. Octavo. [1]-766, [2, blank] pages. Tipped-in original watercolor signed by cover artist Jason Cockcroft. Publisher's purplish blue cloth, color pictorial vignette on front board, titles stamped in gilt on the front board and spine. Edges sprayed gold. Board corners a bit rubbed on extremities, a few shallow bumps on backstrip of spine. Terminal sheets have minor creases on upper corners. Still, a near fine copy housed in a slipcase with spine faintly sun-faded. From a Private Collection in St. Charles, IL.

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