A rare Harry Potter book just sold for almost $90k, Report

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A rare Harry Potter book just sold for almost $90k, Report
A rare Harry Potter book just sold for almost $90k, Report

An auction house in London has sold a first-edition copy of “Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone” for more than $90,000.

Bonhams Auction House says it’s one of about 500 copies of the book that exist – and it belonged to author JK Rowling’s first literary agency.

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This copy has a couple of typos: the word “philosopher” is misspelled on the back cover and Harry’s list of required school supplies includes “1 wand” two times.

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“Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone” – or the sorcerer’s stone, as it’s known in the U.S. – was published in 1997.

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It’s the first of seven novels in the series.

Rowling’s Pottermore website announced last year that more than 500 million potter books have been sold in 80 different languages.

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