Harry Potter by J K Rowling Complete Original Vintage Set 7 First Editions. Complete First Edition of J. Rowling's modern day classic! There are so many different editions of Harry Potter, it's easy getting ripped off.
This is an all American edition First Printings. American New York Scholastic Press publications. We use the full number line on the reverse side of the title page to denote First Printing. This is the saga of Harry Potter, endowed with magical powers but lacks the knowledge how to use it.
By a twist of fate, he's sent to a school of wizardry where he soon befriends other children like himself and learns to master his magical powers to revenge the killings of his parents at the hands of the evil Lord Voldemort. A series of many genres, including fantasy, drama, coming of age, and the British school story (which includes elements of mystery, thriller, adventure, horror, and romance), the world of Harry Potter explores numerous themes and includes many cultural meanings and references. These are the very first books, the first edition of a world-wide phenomenon. Once banned because of its "occult leanings", the set is now widely accepted as.
A literary masterpiece on the level of Peter Pan , T he Wizard of Oz and other timeless classics. The copy The Sorcerer's Stone , included in this set is the First American Book. Sells for thousands of dollars and would make the set.Beyond the reach of most collectors and households. All 7 books are in Very Good Condition. No writings, no signatures, no book plates. Mylar Book Covers help preserve both the dust jacket as well as the book. The dust jackets in the Potter series are especially colorful.
The problem with this is that the colors sometimes run, staining the dust jacket. As well as the book itself. Book 1: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. First Edition, First Printing Book Club Edition.Dust Jacket Very Good Condition. Book 2: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
Very Good to Fine Condition. Dust Jacket in Very Good Condition.
Book 3: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Book 4: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
Book 5: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Book 6: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Book 7: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. A great collection and heirloom for generations to come. What is a First Edition First Printing?There seems to be a lot of confusion collecting First Edition Harry Potter books. Much of this confusion centers around the phase, "First Edition". Wikipedia defines three different types of First Editions. The bibliographical definition of an edition includes all copies of a book printed. From substantially the same setting of type, including all minor typographical variants. The original Potter series began in 1997 with the Bloomsbury & Scholastic publication of. "The Philosopher's Stone" and ended with the release of "The Deathly Hallows" in 2007. These are the original British & American editions. Other bibliographical editions have been published to replace them, with each edition. The Deluxe Edition, for example, and the Illustrated edition. Currently, there's quite a number of different editions that have been released. With each having its own First Edition. Each of these different editions are examples of a bibliographical edition. The Publisher's Definition of a First Edition is a bit more vague. "Publishers use "first edition according to their own purposes, and. Consequently among them the designation is used very inconsistently.
The "first edition" of a trade book may be the first iteration of the work. Printed by the publisher in question or the first iteration of the. Work that includes a specific set of illustrations or editorial commentary. For Book Collectors or bibliophilists, they generally use the term first edition. To mean the first print run of the first edition (aka "first edition, first impression").
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. The first impression, which is usually referred to the first printing.
This would also be the first bibliographical edition, listed above. To help determine this First Edition/Impression, books often include a. Number line (printer's key) that indicates the print run.The number line or the printer's key, is usually found on the reverse. Side of the Title Page. It is sometimes also called the Printing Line. The Print Number of that particular book is the lowest number in the Printing Line.
For example, if the Print Line shows. 20 19 18 17 16 15. Then that book is the 15th Printing. Although it may state "American First Edition", it is not a book collector.It is a Publisher's or a Bibliographical Designation. Professional Book Dealers and knowledgeable book collectors would not. Find that book to be "collectible". A Collectible Book contains the number "1" in the Print Line, either at the. 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. 1' is the lowest number. Therefore it is a true First Printing. If you would take this book to a professional book dealer, he will verify.
It is a true First Edition. A true first edition is an investment and can increase in value over time. There might be other distinguishable features of a first edition.For example, there might be misspellings or typos that are corrected in later printings. Or the dust jacket might have some unique features. These characteristics are secondary and can be manipulated. They should not however take priority over the number line printing. There are some editions, like the the last 4 books in the British Bloomsbury Deluxe Edition.
Which lacks a printing number. WHERE the book was published is another important consideration. Since J K Rowling is a British author the first Potter books were published.
And printed in London by Bloomsbury. The first book in this Edition ("The Philosopher's Stone") is valued at thousands. Of dollars because it was printed in a very small numbers because Rowling was. A relatively new and unknown writer. The American Editions were printed by Scholastic Press in New York starting in 1997.It changed the title from'The Philosopher's Stone' to the'Sorcerer's Stone' for various reasons. For one, they thought the original title might not appeal to American readers. This change indicates the early speculative feelings the publisher had. The book might not do well. Again this first book was printed in small numbers because the publisher. Didn't know if this new character Harry Potter would be successful. Although a Book Club Edition was made available, it too had a limited run. There are also Canadian Editions (called Rainforest), Australian, etc. These national books usually have some collector's interest but not as much. As a British Bloomsbury or an American Scholastic Press. It is not wise to mix different publisher's in the same set. You should not mix British editions with American editions. Nor should you mix Mexican or Canadian editions with Americans. You do not have a complete set then. A complete set is one unique publisher; i. Harry Potter not as easy as it may seem. You might discover this difference only when you go to re-sell the book. It is disappointing when a family member gives you a book describing it. As a First Edition but when you go to authenticate it to possibly sell it. Some years later, you find out that it's not. It's monetary worth might be only a fraction of its original price. A Reading Book is exactly that. A book you can read, take notes in and even throw away when finished. It's value was set at the price you paid for it and usually will not increase. In fact, it may decrease. And then sell them at the end of the semester or even later.
You'll be lucky to get half what you originally spent. On the other hand, the value of a Collectible Book goes up with the. A Collectible Book usually is the very first edition, first printing of a book. For book collectors, although a book may state "First Edition". If it is not the First Printing, it is not a true First Edition.
Where you get pennies on the dollar. The item "Original Harry Potter Complete Set -7 First Editions/ All FIRST PRINTS" is in sale since Monday, January 4, 2021.This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "rjeasy" and is located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
This item can be shipped to United States.