First Edition Points and Criteria for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Year Published: 1999
Author Last Name: Rowling
Author First Name: J.K.
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Original Price: £10.99
Pages: 317

"First published in Great Britain in 1999" is stated on the copyright page with full number line "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" and the printer stated as "Clays Ltd, St Ives plc". The true first edition has "Joanne Rowling" on the copyright page and dropped text on page 7 (see photo). The boards are illustrated to match the dust jacket. The dust jacket has a price of £10.99 on the bottom corner of the front flap. There is a second state of the first edition that corrects the dropped text on page 7, and states "J.K. Rowling" on the copyright page. There is also a third state of the first edition that has the same changes as the second state, but the printer statement is removed on the copyright page and there are two pages of black and white advertisements in the rear of the book for the previous two books in the Harry Potter series.

Picture of the 1999 first edition dust jacket for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of
Picture of the 1999 first edition dust jacket for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Picture of dust jacket where original £10.99 price is found for Harry Potter and
Picture of dust jacket where original £10.99 price is found for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Picture of the first edition Bloomsbury boards for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of
Picture of the first edition Bloomsbury boards for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Identification picture of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Page 7 on the true first edition has dropped text, which means that there is an incorrect
Page 7 on the true first edition has dropped text, which means that there is an incorrect line break resulting in part of the text incorrectly dropping down to the next line. The dropped text begins with "so much that she allowed herself to be caught".



Other first edition points for books by J.K. Rowling include: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (U.S.), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (U.S.), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (U.S.), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (U.S.), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (U.S.), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (U.S.), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (U.S.), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

\"Harry \"Harry \"Harry \"Harry \"Harry \"Harry \"Harry \"Harry \"Harry \"Harry \"Harry \"Harry \"Harry 

Quick Search:

Search for other books in the FedPo database:

Book:



Market Value:

Use the pre-filled links below to find the market value of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Remember that the dust jacket is an important part of any book, and so books without their original dust jackets typically have less value.

Book:


Abe Books, Passion for Books
Author:

Title:

Keywords:







Find Books, Save Up To 90% Alibris



Search by author:

by Title:

by Keyword or ISBN:









Popular on FEdPo:


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (U.S.)  The Old Man and the Sea  To Kill a Mockingbird  Gone with the Wind  Andersonville  A Brief History of Time  Of Mice And Men  Slaughterhouse-Five  The Thorn Birds  Catch-22  Lolita  Invisible Man  The Hunt for Red October  Out of Africa  Silent Spring  A Confederacy of Dunces  The Grapes of Wrath  Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil  Rosemary's Baby  The Catcher in the Rye  Jaws  Atonement  The Manchurian Candidate  The Pearl  

Disclaimer: This website is intended to help guide you and give you insight into what to look for when identifying first editions. The information is compiled from the experience of reputable collectors and dealers in the industry. Gathering and updating information about these books is more an art than a science, and new identication criteria and points of issue are sometimes discovered that may contradict currently accepted identification points. This means that the information presented here may not always be 100% accurate.