Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 1st Edition Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket
copy, 1999 Scholastic hardcover, stated first American edition, first
printing, first state (number line reads 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1, printing
year 9/9; see photos, which show actual item), w/ dust jacket, not
price-clipped. Dust jacket, now protected by removable mylar wrapper,
has $17.95 price on front flap, raised silver lettering, and no number
"2" on the jacket spine. Cover has green spine cloth with no number "2"
and purple boards with diamond pattern. Red endpapers. Has the word
"ancestor" rather than "descendent" at the bottom of p. 332. Would be
like-new but for slight spine lean, a tiny chip at the top of the dust
jacket, slight cumpling of top and bottom dust jacket spine, and a
half-inch long white mark on the back free endpaper. Tight binding, no
owner's name or other marks and no missing, torn, soiled, or dogeared
pages. No bumping or bent corners. -- not revised yet
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|Dust jacket with front cover with raised silver lettering abd no number "2" on spine||Cover with green cloth, purple boards with diamond pattern, and no number "2" on spine||Copyright page with number line|
| P. 332 with "ancestor" error||Cover showing bumped lower right corner||Title page showing brown spot|
|Facing page showing brown spot|| |