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A first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone sold December 9 in Dallas for $471,000 and a new world auction record for the book.

Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone book sets auction record at $471K

A first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone sold December 9 in Dallas for $471,000 and a new world auction record for the book.

A 1997 British first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in the Harry Potter series, sold December 9 in Dallas for $471,000 and a new world auction record.

DALLAS – A rare first edition of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone sold December 9 at Heritage Auctions for $471,000, the highest price ever paid for the boy wizard’s debut in any form.

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