Many expensive things in the world become the reason for the interest of the people. These days a book is also making a lot of headlines all over the world due to its price. Actually this is the book in which the magical character named Harry Potter has been mentioned. An edition of the famous Harry Potter book has been sold for $471,000. According to Indian currency, this amount sits around Rs 3,56,62,942.50 (costliest book).
According to an information, the first version of Harry Potter was put up for auction in America. When the price of this book went beyond 3.5 crores, a different record was made. According to the new record, it is the most expensive selling fiction book of the twentieth century. Its first edition was published in the year 1997. The name of the British edition of this book is “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”.
This British edition book was printed in America as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”). Earlier, when the first edition was put up for auction, it was priced around 1.1-1.4 crores. This book has been sold by a collector, while the name of the person who bought it has been kept secret.
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Let us tell you that Harry Potter is one of the favorite characters of children. The story of Harry Potter is written by British author JK Rowling. Apart from this, there are 6 more editions of the book. More than 500 million copies of this book have been sold worldwide. Eight films were also made based on the book, which have earned billions at the global box office. Whereas till now it was translated into 80 languages.