Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

First US Edition, First Printing, Scholastic 1999, Hardback, Signed by J.K. Rowling, Pristine

This particular book was signed following a small dinner (around 10-15 people) in San Francisco, California to celebrate the books release in 1999. The book was gifted to the original recipients daughter who kept the book until 2022.  An accompanying note from the daughter is included detailing the dinner in which her mother attended. First printing authentically signed copies of the US edition are hard to come by and rarer than first printing copies of the US edition of Prisoner of Azkaban.

In pristine condition, this particular book has no flaws and is unread, tight and square with no toning or foxing to the text block and very fresh, white pages. No marks at all internally, no ownership name, it is an entirely clean copy. The corners are sharp and the spine tip and base are without any bruising which is extremely rare to find. The dust jacket is a first state jacket in pristine condition without the number 2 on the spine and is priced correctly at $17.95. It is not price clipped and the spine has no fading at all. It comes houses in a red clamshell box made purposely for this book, with the title and author’s name printed in gold leaf to the spine.

This is a first printing copy fully authenticated by Adam Houston ‘theHarryPotterspecialist’ the world’s leading expert in authenticating Jo’s signature. This book comes with a full authentication package including letter of authenticity, collector card and provenance.


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