First edition Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone sells for £85,000

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Bonhams in Knightsbridge sold an inscribed copy of the boy wizard's first story. From a small first impression run of 500 copies sets a new auction record in the 20th anniversary year of the publication of 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone'

The copy is inscribed "For Meera, Donnie, Nastassia and Kai with lots of love from Jo". The author and Meera’s children both attended the same nursery school in Edinburgh.

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