Manuscript book by JK Rowling sold at auction for nearly half a million dollars

Рукописная книга Джоан Роулинг продана на аукционе почти за полмиллиона долларов

Photo: Sotheby’s

Manuscript book of JK Rowling’s “the Tales of Beedle the bard”
Рукописная книга Джоан Роулинг продана на аукционе почти за полмиллиона долларов

Рукописная книга Джоан Роулинг продана на аукционе почти за полмиллиона долларов

Photo: Sotheby’s

Manuscript book of JK Rowling’s “the Tales of Beedle the bard”
Рукописная книга Джоан Роулинг продана на аукционе почти за полмиллиона долларов

Рукописная книга Джоан Роулинг продана на аукционе почти за полмиллиона долларов

Photo: Sotheby’s

Manuscript book of JK Rowling’s “the Tales of Beedle the bard”
Рукописная книга Джоан Роулинг продана на аукционе почти за полмиллиона долларов

A handwritten book by the famous British writer JK Rowling under the name “the Tales of Beedle the bard” was sold at Sotheby’s auction in London for 468 thousand dollars. This was reported on the website of the auction house.

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It is noted that the book in 2007 was a gift from writer to publisher Barry Cunningham, who published the first volume of the “Harry Potter”. On the flyleaf of a work is the author’s dedication: “Barry, the man who decided that a braided novel about a boy wizard with glasses, maybe I’ll be able to sell. Thank you.”

In “the Tales of Beedle the bard” includes five illustrated stories associated with the universe of Harry Potter.

Estimated value of the publications ranged from 380 to 635 thousand thousand dollars.

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“The tales of Beedle the bard” is one of the seven books, all handwritten and illustrated by Rowling. She gave six copies to those who had the closest relationship with the books about Harry Potter for 17 years. Seven of them were sold at auction for $ 4 million., which went to charity.

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