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Boots, Handwritten Letter Worn by J. K. Rowling Up for Auction

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: Edward
September 19, 2011, 08:49 PM

Boots once worn by Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling during her writing of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone are now up for auction, along with a letter which details a few interesting tidbits about-- interestingly enough-- the life of her shoes.  Check out our galleries for images of the boots and letter.

According to the auction page, the shoes were originally part of a 1999 school project, Operation Shoe Tree, which "was developed for students to reach out to local celebrities and inquire about their daily lives, from the perspective of the celebrity's shoes. Emily Waldo, a student in the class, wrote an interview letter to J.K. Rowling, asking to interview her shoes."

Included as part of the auction are the books, a handwritten questionnaire filled out and signed by Ms Rowling and a letter from the author's longtime PA, Fiddy.  

Thanks to SnitchSeeker for the heads up!

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22 Comments

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What was Jo doing wearing a hand-written letter? That sounds like something that should be kept between her and Neil…

Posted by mark_sheldon1221 on September 20, 2011, 01:17 PM report to moderator
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Ladies, I have taken a good long look and they are at least a US size 9 .

Posted by ancientmom on September 20, 2011, 04:04 PM report to moderator
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Imagine stepping into her shoes ;)

Posted by Beazy :) (Formerly: MidnightSun321 ) {!!ROAR!!} on September 20, 2011, 04:21 PM report to moderator
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Thats cool! And funny!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on September 20, 2011, 05:39 PM report to moderator
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I won’t be able to afford either but the letters about her shoes would be interesting and quirky to read! :D

Posted by bellahawthorne on September 20, 2011, 07:08 PM report to moderator
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that’s really cool that j.k rowling is going to do this, alas i can not afford them. i am a college student right now, hopefully someone will look fashionable in them!

Posted by handhrfan18 on September 21, 2011, 10:37 PM report to moderator
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I can just see JK in those boots too. They look nice.

Posted by molly43 on September 25, 2011, 12:14 AM report to moderator
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