Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

[New York]: Arthur A. Levine Books / Scholastic Press, 1999. Grandpre, Mary (illustrator); About 20 b/w Illustrations (including Title Page & headpieces). First American Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Good / Good. Item #005487909
ISBN: 0439064864

First printing of the first American edition, first printing, A good copy in good jacket (jacket has some wear to edges and a stain on verso which is not outwardly visible; the binding is somewhat cocked with some wear and a large stain to front board; text has a few spots to edges). Second book in the series, in which our hero (and all of Hogwarts) is threatened by dark and unspeakable powers. First issue of the American edition, in the first issue jacket (with price of $17.95 on jacket front flyleaf); title page verso with number line from 10 to 1, code of "37" and "First American edition, June 1999" present. Note also misspelling of "Sorcerer's" (as "Sorceror's") opposite title page, "ancestor" on page 332, and no "2" on jacket of book spines.. viii, [2], 341, [1] pages.

Price: $150.00

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