Rare Harry Potter Art Up For Auction Via Heritage Auctions

Muggles, wizards, witches, giants, shape shifters, and other Harry Potter fans, listen up! Heritage Auctions currently has some original art from the Harry Potter series up for sale.

J. K. Rowling. Set of Two Deluxe First Editions with Tipped in Watercolors. Includes: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. [London]: Bloomsbury, [1999]. First English deluxe edition. Octavo. [1]-317, [3, blank] pages. Tipped-in original signed watercolor by cover artist Cliff Wright, who has additionally signed the illustrated label of his artwork on the cover. Publisher’s green cloth, color pictorial vignette on front board, titles stamped in gilt on the front board and spine. Edges sprayed gold. Corners and spine ends a bit rubbed on extremities. A near fine copy housed in a slipcase. [and:] Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. [London]: Bloomsbury, [2000]. First English deluxe edition. Octavo. [1]-636, [4, blank] pages. Tipped-in original watercolor signed by cover artist Giles Greenfield, titled: “The Dream”. Publisher’s purplish blue cloth, color pictorial vignette on front board, titles stamped in gilt on the front board and spine. Edges sprayed gold. A fine copy housed in a slipcase. From a Private Collection in St. Charles, IL.

J. K. Rowling. Set of Three First Deluxe Editions with Tipped-in Original Watercolors. Including: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. London: Bloomsbury, [1999]. First English deluxe edition. Octavo. 223, [1, blank] pages. Tipped-in original watercolor signed by cover artist Thomas Taylor. Publisher’s red cloth, front board and spine stamped in gilt, pictorial label on front board. Edges sprayed gold. Extremities of board corners and spine ends rubbed. A near fine copy housed in a slipcase. [and:] Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. [London:] Bloomsbury, [1999]. First English deluxe edition. Octavo. 251, [1, blank], [4, acclaim and reader feedback] pages. With original watercolor signed by cover artist Cliff Wright on the dedication page. Original blue cloth with color pictorial vignette on front board with titles stamped in gilt on the front board and spine. Edges sprayed gold. Extremities of board corners and spine ends rubbed. A near fine copy housed in a slipcase. [and:] Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. [London]: Bloomsbury, [2003]. First English deluxe edition. Octavo. [1]-766, [2, blank] pages. Tipped-in original watercolor signed by cover artist Jason Cockcroft. Publisher’s purplish blue cloth, color pictorial vignette on front board, titles stamped in gilt on the front board and spine. Edges sprayed gold. Board corners a bit rubbed on extremities, a few shallow bumps on backstrip of spine. Terminal sheets have minor creases on upper corners. Still, a near fine copy housed in a slipcase with spine faintly sun-faded. From a Private Collection in St. Charles, IL.

The first item’s auction opens at $1,000, while the second set will open at $1,750. This is a seriously awesome find for the hardcore Potter fan, so good luck and happy bidding!

About Veronica Webb

Veronica Webb is a self professed comic book nerd, with a strong focus on Archie and Golden Age comics. She also enjoys Disney World more than the average person, and bad movies. Speed Racer is one of her favorite movies. Seriously.

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