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Harry Potter Artwork On Sale At $20,000

Posted at 4:32PM Monday 24 Mar 2014

Harry Potter fans will have the opportunity to bid for a piece of publishing history this week as the original illustrations for two of JK Rowling's books will go on sale at auction.

British illustrator Cliff Wright created the ink and watercolour illustrations, which were used for the covers of Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets (1998) and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (1999), the second and third books in the globally bestselling series.


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