For the first time, J. K. Rowling’s beloved Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone will be presented in a lavishly illustrated full-color edition. Kate Greenaway Award-winning artist Jim Kay has created over 100 stunning illustrations, making this new edition the perfect gift for a child being introduced to the series, as much as for the dedicated fan. In addition to the jacketed hardcover illustrated edition, a small-run, high-end, collector’s format book will be released in time for the 2015 holiday season.
The deluxe illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling’s timeless classic will feature an exclusive pull-out double gatefold of Diagon Alley; intricate foiled line art by Jim Kay on a real cloth cover and slipcase; gilt edges on premium grade paper; head and tail bands and two ribbon markers. It is the ultimate must-have edition for any fan, collector or bibliophile.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: The Illustrated Edition, Collector’s Edition will be released on November 12, 2015 and retail for $275.
Special features will include:
– Clothbound hardcover in slipcase
– Gold foil stamped artwork on book cover and slipcase
– Gilt-edged pages
– Two-and-a-half-foot-wide accordion-folded removable poster
– Two ribbon bookmarks
– Packed in bespoke individual mailing cartons
– Printed in Italy