First deluxe edition, first printing. Correct number line from 10 to 1 on copyright page. 8vo. Green cloth boards with illustrated panel by Cliff Wright laid on as issued. All edges gilt. Silk ribbon marker. A near fine/fine copy. Light wear only to extremities & one tiny mark to front board. A couple of tiny light marks to textblock edge. Internally clean with no marks & no inscriptions. An attractive copy.
The scarcest of all the deluxe editions (1000 copies) and the first deluxe title to be published hence its small print run. Published simultaneously with the first trade edition. Harry Potter is in his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft & Wizardry and must confront the most devious and dangerous wizard of all - the Wizard who was responsible for his parent's death.