Tales of Beedle the Bard; J.K. Rowling; Hardcover; Collector's 1st Edition: Nice

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 10, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House

This item is the collector 1st Edition 2008 book titled " The tales of Beedle the Bard". The book is in excellent condition.

The Tales of Beedle the Bard was a book referred to in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. It played an important role in the journey Harry, Hermione, and Ron took to battle Voldemort .

After the Harry Potter series was finished, J. K. Rowling decided to create the actual The Tales of Beedle the Bard, and she had seven copies printed in 2007, bound in leather with metal fittings, with silver ornaments and a different gemstone on each one. She gave six away as gifts to a select group of friends who had helped her with the series. The seventh copy, fitted with moonstones was raffled off for charity and sold to for just under $4 Million!

After some time Amazon convinced J. K. Rowling to allow the book to be published with the profits also going to charity. A standard hardbound edition was printed and remains available.

However, there was also this Collector's Edition printed in limited numbers. The Collector's Edition is really quite special with a number of unique features. In fact, it was made as a copy of the original seven books with the same text, covers with the same leather look, metal fittings, and replica gemstones. While it doesn't use real leather, silver, and moonstones
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