“It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more": First Edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince; Inscribed by J.K. Rowling

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Item Number: 50023

London: Bloomsbury, 2005.

First edition of the adult format of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, issued at the same time as the children’s format of the sixth and penultimate novel in the Harry Potter series. Octavo, original boards. Warmly inscribed by the author on the dedication page, “To Lois, with lots of love J.K. Rowling.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by William Webb.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince takes up the story of Harry Potter's sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at this point in the midst of the storm of this battle of good and evil. "For her success in creating what will undoubtedly be a highly literate generation Rowling deserves great praise" (The Spectator). The film, which is the sixth instalment in the Harry Potter film series, was written by Steve Kloves and produced by David Heyman, starring Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, alongside Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as Harry's best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger.