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Rare Harry Potter first edition sells for £75,000

A rare Harry Potter first edition has sold for £75,000 at auction, more than double the asking price. The book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was being sold by an English ex-pat who originally bought it to help his children learn English growing up in Luxembourg. It had been sat on a bookshelf for 21 years when the owner decided to check and see if it was a rare copy.

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