No Hogwarts Crest – Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone – Early 17th – Bloomsbury


Rare First Edition of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ with no Hogwarts Crest

Discover a fine first edition, seventeenth print paperback of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’, published by Bloomsbury in 1997. This rare collectable does not features the hogwarts crest which came in later editions.

This early printing uniquely lists “Joanne Rowling” on the copyright page. The publisher later updated this to “J.K. Rowling”, aiming to appeal to a broader audience. On the back cover, you’ll find the initial depiction of a young, pipe-smoking Dumbledore. This image was later replaced with the older, non-smoking Dumbledore familiar to fans today.

Adding to its collectability, the book proudly displays an original gold Smarties sticker on its front cover.

Condition of the Book

The condition of this ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ paperback is very good. Some minor creasing of the spine suggests it has been read once. Some slight tanning due to the book’s age. It is free from library stamps, bookplates, and previous owners’ inscriptions. You won’t find any underlinings, scribbles, or sketches inside the text. The spine shows no fading, and the pages are free from tears, heavy scratches, or significant creases.

Book Details:

  • ISBN: 0-7475-3274-5
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Year of Publication: 1997

Delivery Information

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