New York: Arthur A. Levine Books / Scholastic Books, July 2003. Mary Grandpré. Deluxe [American] Edition: Later printing. Cloth and boards. Thick 8vo, gray quarter cloth with irridescent blue lettering on spine over blue boards, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) depicting a snowy owl with scroll in its claws soaring near a dilapidated stone mansion; art by Mary Grandpre, who has created the full-color frontispiece, 30 small B&W pictures for title page and chapter headings, dark blue pictorial endpapers, xi, [xii-xiv] + 870 pages +  blanks,  About the Author,  About the Illustrator,  Colophon. Royal Blue Glossy Pictorial Slipcase. 3 lbs. 9 oz. Very Fine / Fine & Fine Slipcase. Item #5186
J.K. Rowling (born 1965) is a British novelist, screenwriter, producer, turned philanthropist. She is best known for writing the beloved Harry Potter fantasy series of seven novels (originally published from 1997 to 2007), which has won many awards and become the best-selling book series in history. Her Harry Potter books have been made into a film series of the same name.
Mary Grandpré is an American illustrator best known for her cover and chapter illustrations of the Harry Potter books in their U.S. editions published by Scholastic. She has illustrated more than 20 books and received a Caldecott Honor citation in 2015 for illustrating Barb Rosenstock's The Noisy Paint Box.
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION internally & externally! Tight, bright, clean in a comparable jacket and Near Fine slipcase (with slight wear to its base). No remainder markings.
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