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    J. K. Rowling. Group of Nine Signed Harry Potter Books. New York: [1998-1999]. First U. S. editions, later printings, of the first two titles, each signed.

    More Information: [Four copies of:] J. K. Rowling. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Press. First American editions, two twenty-first and two twenty-second reprints. Signed. [And five copies of:] Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Press. First American editions, one fourth (first publication state) and four seventh reprints; first state dust jackets. Signed. Nine volumes. Octavo. Various paginations. Title-vignettes; head-pieces. One-quarter cloth with diamond-pattern embossed paper-covered boards; spines stamped in metallic print. With original dust jackets, each consisting of a single wraparound full-color illustration by Mary Grandpr├ę; fronts and spines stamped with raised metallic lettering; backs and flaps stamped in black. All edges trimmed. Extremely mild shelf wear to extremities of bindings, dust jackets; some rubbing noticeable on embossed letters. Brown splash soiling at upper fore-edges of two copies of Chamber, faint yellow speckling and one dark spot at top edges of a few other volumes. One copy of Chamber appears to have been read, with text block bowed, slightly skewed, spine ends pushed. Near fine with clean, bright interiors. Signed by J. K. Rowling on title-pages at appearance hosted by Diane's Books in Greenwich, CT on October 16, 1999 to a sold-out crowd of 500, "perhaps... the last appearance J. K. Rowling made in such a small intimate space." Errington, J. K. Rowling: A Bibliography, A4(a), A2(c).

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