Wednesday, February 4, 2009

The most expensive books

The online bookseller Abebooks has published their list of the top 10 most expensive books sold on their website in 2008. Here is one of the books from their list:

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling
This was a rare first edition signed by JK with the dust wrapper panels signed by the cover artist Cliff Wright. The first issue has a misaligned block of text which was corrected in the subsequent issues.

Price of this copy at Abebooks: $12,874
Price of a regular copy at Amazon: $7.99

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