Author: Rowling, J.K.
Title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - Advance Reader's Edition
Place Published: [New York]
Publisher:Arthur A. Levine / Scholastic Press
Date Published: 
Illustrations by Mary GrandPré. (8vo) original pictorial wrappers. First American Edition, Advance Reader's Edition.
Advance Reading Copy of the first American edition of the first Harry Potter book, with the title changed from the "Philosopher's Stone" of the English edition to "Sorcerer's Stone." The illustrator, Mary GrandPré is known for her cover and chapter illustrations of the Harry Potter books in their U.S. editions published by Scholastic, and this advance copy of the first U.S. publication of the first Harry Potter book marks the earliest appearance of Harry Potter artwork by her.