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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

by J.K. Rowling

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  • hardcover
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ISBN 10
0747532699
ISBN 13
9780747532699
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Bloomsbury, UK, 2000. Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Dog ears to a few pages Twenty Eighth Printing. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Dust Jacket sun faded, titling legible. Edges foxed and browned. Minor marks and wear to book. Now protected in non-adhesive plastic wrap. ISBN: 0747532699. ISBN/EAN: 9780747532699. **Contact us BEFORE placing your order. You could save up to 12 percent of the Book cost. Click Ask Bookseller a Question*. 9780747532699

Synopsis

First published by Bloomsbury in the UK in 1997, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone set off a literary epic that would envelop and change children's literature for the 21st Century. The first book of a seven-book series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone quickly captured the imagination and admiration of children and adults alike, and would go on to win countless awards in literature. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has been translated into over seventy languages, including Latin and Greek. It, along with the other six books in the series, has been cinematically adapted as well. British Fantasy Award (1999), Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adolescent Literature (2008), British Book Award for Children's Book of the Year (1998), Smarties Prize (1997), Prijs van de Nederlandse Kinderjury (2002) ...more Prijs van de Nederlandse Kinderjury (2002), Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (2001), South Carolina Book Award for Junior Book Award (2001), Grand Canyon Reader Award for Teen Book (2000), Charlotte Award (2000), Nene Award (2000), Massachusetts Children's Book Award (2000), Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award (2001), Blue Hen Book Award for Chapter Book (2001), Nevada Young Readers' Award for Young Reader Category (2000), Sasquatch Reading Award (2000), Golden Archer Award for Middle/Junior High (2000), Indian Paintbrush Book Award (2000), Carnegie Medal Nominee (1997), ALA's Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults (1999)

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book dealer
Shiny Owl Books AU (AU)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
46182
Title
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Author
J.K. Rowling
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Good Condition
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0747532699
ISBN 13
9780747532699
Publisher
Bloomsbury
Place of Publication
UK
Date Published
2000
Keywords
BZDB157 Children's Fiction; Unbranded ISBN: 0747532699 EAN: 9780747532699 J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
jacket
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tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process... [more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [more]

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