Our Specialist Authors - J.K. Rowling First Editions (7 books)
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Link to our article on Britannia.com Since this article was written, there have been more books in the Harry Potter series.

7 July 2011 The final film, Part 2 of the seventh and last book, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows will be screened in a celebrity launch in Leicester Square. Fans from many parts of the world were waiting early in the morning of the red-carpeted world premiere event. Some have been camping for six days. The stars of the film are due to appear during the afternoon in a road adjacent to Trafalgar Square. prior to the evening screening. The Harry Potter film series has grossed nearly 4 billion pounds, the highest amount ever for a film series.

February 2015 J K Rowling's first novel for adults The Casual Vacancy has been adapted for television as a mini series for BBC1 to be screened mid-February.

At last a fine slipcased edition of a Harry Potter book has been produced. Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone, Gift Edition is newly published in orange cloth with gilt titles housed in a purple foil-clothed slipcase with line drawing by Jonny Duddle.

December 2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has just been published. The book marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling. The newly-released film of the book stars Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander.

February 2017 Congratulations to Fantastic Beasts for winning Best Costume Design in the Oscars, the first Harry Potter Film to win an Academy Award.

June 2017 Title added, Journal of University of Exeter Dept.of Classics and Ancient History. Contains text of Oration speech presenting J.K. Rowling with her honorary doctorate and her acceptance speech.

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Harry Potter and The Cursed Child  *first edition*
code: FE170405
Harry Potter and The Cursed Child *first edition*
£27.00

(Rowling, J. K.) A New Play by Jack Thorne based on an original story by J K Rowling

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child.  Parts One and Two.

The Eighth Story, Nineteen Years later.

Special Rehearsal Edition Script.

London, Little Brown, 2016

First edition, first printing.  Fine (unread) in Fine dust jacket.

Multiple Olivier Award Winning Play, April 2017 (9 awards).

Career of Evil (A Cormoran Strike Detective Novel)
code: G1704
Career of Evil (A Cormoran Strike Detective Novel)
£20.00

Galbraith, Robert (J. K. Rowling writing as)

Career of Evil

London, Sphere, 2015.

First edition, first print. Fine in Fine dust jacket (appears unread)

A Cormoran Strike detective novel, by the author of The Cuckoo's Calling.

 

 

Pegasus 44. Text of acceptance speech. J.K. Rowling, on presentation of her honorary degree at Exeter University
code: FE1706
Pegasus 44. Text of acceptance speech. J.K. Rowling, on presentation of her honorary degree at Exeter University
£75.00

Rowling, J. K. contributes Acceptance Speech,

Pegasus, Issue 44, The Journal of the University of Exeter Department of Classics and Ancient History, 2001

Soft cover, Fine in bright blue wraps with titles and decoration in black.

First and only edition. Scarce.

Contains Oration for J.K. Rowling for an Honorary Degree by Professor Peter Wiseman and her Acceptance Speech.

Also laid in is Res Gestae XIII (2001), Newsletter, slightly creased but otherwise fine, in which J.K. Rowling is congratulated for the success of:

"her big book, Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire, on her honorary doctorates, on her spectacularly successful contribution to Comic Relief...Now the rest of the acts of Joanne which she did, are they not written in the chronicles of the daily press?"

 

Harry Potter and The Philosophers Stone Slipcased Gift Edition
code: FE150207
Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone Slipcased Gift Edition
£30.00

Rowling, J. K.

Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone Gift Edition

London, Bloomsbury, 2015

Gift edition in slipcase illustrated with gilt line drawings by Jonny Duddle.  Fine as issued with gilt titles in orange boards and purple foil cloth slipcase, sealed  in publisher's cling film (print number therefore not verified).

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them: The Original Screenplay  **first edition**
code: FE161126
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them: The Original Screenplay **first edition**
£16.50

Rowling, J. K.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them:  The Screenplay

London, Little Brown, 2016

First edition, first printing.  Fine in Fine dust jacket with gilt titles and decoration.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them marks the screenwriting debut of J. K. Rowling  -  now a major film starring Eddie Redmayne.

(2017) Fantastic Beasts has won the Oscar for best costume design, the first Harry Potter film to win an Academy Award.

A Casual Vacancy.  **First Edition**
code: FE121014
A Casual Vacancy. **First Edition**
£18.00

Rowling, J. K.

A Casual Vacancy

London, Little Brown, 2012

First Edition.  Fine in Very Nearly Fine dust jacket (slight fading to spine).

J K Rowling's well-received first novel for adults.

One City  **first edition**
code: FE542
One City **first edition**
£5.99

Rowling, J.K. introduces

Mccall Smith, Alexander, Rankin, Ian, Welsh, Irvine - with foreword by Joanne Rowling.

One City

Edinburgh, Polygon, January, 2006.

Fine as issued (paperback original - no hardback edition).  Comprises of three short stories by the above authors.  Written to raise funds for the One City charity, which fights social exclusion in Edinburgh.

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