Potter book sells for thousands

A first edition of the first Harry Potter book, personally annotated by JK Rowling, has sold for £150,000 at auction.

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Revealing commentary in Rowling's first book

The Harry Potter book went under the hammer at Sotheby's Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The one-of-a-kind copy of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone contains revealing commentary and 22 of the author's own original illustrations. The book, which was published in 1997 and went on to bring Rowling worldwide fame, was sold to a telephone bidder at Sotheby's in central London.

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