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Harry Potter and other famous books worth a fortune

Lovemoney Logo By lovemoney staff of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 43: You may not have thought too much of it when you bought your first Harry Potter book or that copy of The Catcher in the Rye from a garage sale, but you might want to look again. Click or scroll through to see some very valuable first editions of famous books and what they are worth, using prices from AbeBooks and other book dealers and auction houses. Note that the highest prices only tend to be achieved for pristine first-edition copies, with their original dustjacket coverings if applicable. 

Are these valuable books on your shelf?

You may not have thought too much of it when you bought your first Harry Potter book or that copy of The Catcher in the Rye from a garage sale, but you might want to look again. Click or scroll through to see some very valuable first editions of famous books and what they are worth, using prices from AbeBooks and other book dealers and auction houses. Note that the highest prices only tend to be achieved for pristine first-edition copies, with their original dustjacket coverings if applicable. 

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