Chiswick Auctions has announced the publication of the first edition of “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” by acclaimed British author Jay. K. Rowling, published in 1999, this August 3rd with prices starting at £5,000 and going up to £7,000.
It is known that “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” is a fantasy novel written by British author J. K. Rowling is the third novel in the Harry Potter series. It follows Harry Potter, a young wizard in his third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, as Harry and his friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger investigate the escaped prisoner Sirius Black. From Azkaban, a prison of wizards… North Sea – As one of Lord Voldemort’s old allies.
The novel was published in the United Kingdom on July 8, 1999 by Bloomsbury and in the United States on September 8, 1999 by Esteelastic.
Earlier, “Rowling” revealed that writing the novel was easy because she started writing it and finished it a year later. Sixty-eight thousand copies of the book were sold within three days of publication in the United Kingdom, and more than three million copies have since been sold in the country.
The novel also won the 1999 Whitbread Children’s Book Award, the Bram Stoker Award and the 2000 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel, and was shortlisted for other awards, including the Hugo Award.
In 2004, the novel was adapted into a film of the same name based on the events of the novel and grossed over seven hundred and ninety-six million dollars and received positive reviews. Video games based on Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban were also released on several platforms, most of which received positive reviews.
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