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Auction of JKR Signed Deluxe Book with New Sketch of Harry Potter by Mary GrandPre Now Open

Posted by: Edward
January 13, 2010, 11:12 AM

As readers will recall, a young man in Florida chose to auction a one-of-a-kind J. K. Rowling signed Deluxe Edition of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" along with an original sketch by Harry Potter book artist Mary Grandpre for benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and his local Sarasota Habitat for Humanity.  Now, the auction is underway and open for bidding via this link.

In addition to this rare object, the auction package includes:
  • A handcrafted magic wand, and a scarlet/gold tie and scarf set donated by Alivan’s.
  • HP7, Tales of Beedle the Bard donated by Circle Books at St. Armand's Circle in Sarasota, Florida.     
  • Gourmet chocolate frogs in Martine’s signature pink gift box donated by Martine’s Chocolates in New York City.A box of gourmet chocolate frogs donated by Peterbrooke Chocolatier in Sarasota, Florida.
  • A box of gourmet chocolate frogs donated by Peterbrooke Chocolatier in Sarasota, Florida.
  • A handmade magic wand donated by The Village Gem Shop in Bradenton, Florida.
  • Signed copies of MuggleNet’s What Will Happen in Harry Potter 7 and Harry Potter Should Have Died donated by Emerson Spartz, the mastermind behind
  • Two MuggleNet t-shirts plus stickers donated by the staff of
  • A signed copy of the New York Times Bestseller, Harry, A History donated by the author, Melissa Anelli, Webmistress of
  • A National Multiple Sclerosis Society t-shirt and wristband donated by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid Florida Chapter.
  • HP7 is a Standard Edition Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (1st Edition) for you to read, in case you want to keep the signed book safe.
Images from of this signed book can be found right here in our Image Galleries.  Full details about this auction can be found on the auction page right here.

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3777 Points

i hope they finally meet their reserve

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on January 13, 2010, 12:30 PM report to moderator
80450 Points

I hope they raise a bundle…

Posted by Won_Two on January 13, 2010, 12:39 PM report to moderator
1420 Points

thats relly nice

Posted by alicia00 on January 13, 2010, 03:19 PM report to moderator
4056 Points

Wow, what a lot of amazing things! I hope they get a lot for it!

Posted by fifi ~::~ ıɟıɟ {WBM!} {ITC!} on January 13, 2010, 03:52 PM report to moderator
545 Points

Hope they raise a whole lot! This is such a great way to do it… Simply Awesome!

Posted by Nicci Weasley on January 13, 2010, 04:36 PM report to moderator
545 Points

@ drarry.girl
I know what you mean! I commented twice on another article within a few minutes… But the one comment said something like 5pm and the other 1am…

Posted by Nicci Weasley on January 13, 2010, 04:40 PM report to moderator
163 Points

that sounds like a really good auction package, and i hope it raises a lot of money. and the comments section is fickle, so i hope i don’t seem dumb when i say i’m first!

Posted by drarry.girl on January 14, 2010, 04:31 AM report to moderator
4138 Points

Wow what awesome stuff!!!! I hope they raise a lot of money!!!!

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on January 14, 2010, 05:07 AM report to moderator
163 Points

gah, outsmarted by the comment section!

Posted by drarry.girl on January 14, 2010, 05:43 AM report to moderator
222 Points

Those are great items! I also hope they raised a lot. :)

Posted by Snakems on January 14, 2010, 07:25 AM report to moderator
156 Points

Awww that was awfully nice of him. I would like to get my hands on that..xD

Posted by tofupanda on January 14, 2010, 09:06 AM report to moderator
4852 Points

Good stuff!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on January 14, 2010, 09:14 AM report to moderator
2570 Points

wish i could have

Posted by madman1277 on January 14, 2010, 09:15 AM report to moderator
3777 Points

i give respect where respect is due and “drarry.girl” had the first comment on this post

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on January 14, 2010, 09:28 AM report to moderator
3455 Points

wow…thats loads of amazing stuff!!!! i would love all of it…to bad i cant bid!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on January 14, 2010, 09:42 AM report to moderator
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