London: Bloomsbury, 1997. Thomas Taylor. First Edition, 18th Printing. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #4004
London: Bloomsbury, 1997. First Edition, 18th printing. SIGNED by Rowling on the title page, "To General Powell, best wishes, JK Rowling." Illustrated dustjacket showing £10.99 price; book in matching illustrated boards. Jacket is clean and crisp with light rubbing / shallow creasing along top edge and a tiny tear at top back corner at flap fold. Boards are sturdy and square. Opens easily to signed full title page, but binding is holding soundly. Pages toning a bit along edges but unmarked.
Included is a note from General Colin Powell clarifying that, to his knowledge, this book was never in his possession. Also included with the book is a letter from a British bookseller affirming the signature's authenticity.