The most expensive copy of Harry Potter ever sold is a first edition of the first book in the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. The book was sold in December 2021 at a Dallas, Texas auction for a record-breaking $471,000.
The auction began with a starting bid of $75,000 and quickly escalated to the record-breaking amount. The book was part of a collection of rare books and manuscripts that was auctioned off. The Harry Potter book was the most expensive item in the collection.
The book was published in 1997 and is a first edition, first printing. It is in excellent condition and has the original dust jacket. The book is also signed by J.K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter series.
The book is considered to be one of the most valuable copies of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in existence. It is one of only 500 copies that were printed with the original cover art. This makes it even more valuable and sought after by collectors.
The record-breaking sale of the book is a testament to the popularity of the Harry Potter series and the lasting impact it has had on readers around the world. It is also a reminder of the value of rare books and manuscripts and the importance of preserving them for future generations.