Grandpré, Mary. Hard Cover. New York: Scholastic Press, 1999. First American Edition. Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
Illustrated by Mary GrandPré. First American edition, first printing, lacking the "Year 2" statement that was added to spine in later printings. Publisher's quarter green cloth and purple paper-covered boards with repeating diamond pattern, lettered in silver to spine; in the original pictorial dust jacket with GrandPré's illustration. About fine with a slight lean to spine; in an about fine dust jacket with just a touch of wear to spine head. Overall, a beautiful copy. Errington A(2)c. The second installment of the Harry Potter series, this novel follows Harry and his friends during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they investigate the recently re-opened Chamber of Secrets. Notably, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets foreshadows many of the series' future developments, especially the relationship between Harry and Lord Voldemort that is particularly expanded upon in the six novel, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.