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Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince , New York, New York, U.S.A.: Scholastic Arthur A. Levine, 2005.

Illustrated by Mary GrandPre. First Edition. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0439784549 Bound in the publishers purple coloured hardboards with contrasting black cloth to spine. This is the first impression of the first American edition. The string of numbers 12345678910 on the verso of the full title page denotes as such. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. Each chapter is headed by a wonderfully skilled illustration by the talented artist Mary GrandPre who is also responsible for the magnificent dustwrapper artwork. Dustwrapper is complete with publishers printed price on front inside flap. No signs of wear to the dustwrapper which remains in excellent condition. Housed in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. A jolly nice copy inside and out and a very well made book. Ah ! Such mesmerising wizardry ! (Book ref. 001020 )  £ 59.50

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