Lot 13: Miniature Harry Potter manuscript handwritten by JK Rowling



2020-03-05 15:22:43

Lot 13

A one-of-a-kind miniature handwritten manuscript from Harry Potter author JK Rowling Consisting of 31 pages of Rowling's handwritten text and drawings Bound in green and gold hardback Bearing a signature from Rowling on the title page A unique 2004 handwritten and hand-drawn book by Harry Potter author JK Rowling. Featuring text and illustrations connected with the Potter books. It lists the items a Hogwarts student will need for their first year at the school, including uniform, books and accessories. Text includes: "Students may also bring an Owl OR a Cat OR a Toad" "Parents are reminded that first-years are not allowed their own broomsticks" The final page bears the inscription: "From Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, by me." Also features Rowling's sketches of a wand, cauldron and a witch's hat. 1.6 inches by 2.4 inches. Specially handwritten and hand-drawn by Rowling for a charity auction in 2004, where it sold for £10,000, when the Potter market was in its infancy. A unique piece of Potter memorabilia; this is the only example of the book ever created. A handwritten copy of Rowling's The Tale of Beedle the Bard sold for £1.9m ($2.4m) in 2007. JK Rowling (1965 -) is an English author, screenwriter, producer and philanthropist. She's the creator of the Harry Potter series of children's novels, which to date has sold more than 500 million copies worldwide. The seven best-selling books also spawned a series of blockbuster Hollywood movies, video games, several theme park attractions, and an empire of merchandise worth an estimated $25 billion. Aside from her literary career, Rowling has also been praised for her philanthropic work, and has raised tens of millions for good causes including Comic Relief and her own children's charity, Lumos.

Estimate: £100000-£150000

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