Notebooks from famous authors on display

The rare hardback edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Credit: Sotheby's

A rare edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone now on display at the Bodleian Library, is being exhibited alongside a selection of Tolkien’s original artwork for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and his manuscript of a previously unknown poem, ‘The Fall of Arthur’.

C.S. Lewis’s ‘Lefay notebook’ and his map of Narnia, and manuscripts of novels and poems by Alan Garner, Philip Pullman and Susan Cooper, are also among the items on display, many of which are being exhibited for the first time.

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Rare Harry Potter on show

A rare first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - complete with annotations and illustrations by J.K. Rowling - has gone on display at Oxford's Bodleian library.