For them, she can help out more than 22 thousand dollars.

65-year-old former school teacher from the British County of Buckinghamshire, having retired in 2008, worked on a country dump. According to the woman, it is always with trepidation treated to discarded books, but because when she found a few copies of the book “Harry Potter and the philosopher’s stone”, she decided to pick them yourself, saving for the grandchildren.

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But the books remained unclaimed and has been in the attic of a former teacher for 12 years. While in may 2020, the woman saw the news that the auction house Hansons Auctioneers of Derbyshire holds online trading rare editions of books on the universe of Harry Potter. The British remembered their ancient discovery and decided to show the books to the evaluators. And not lost.

It was printed in an edition of 500 copies and is “famous” due to the large number of typos. In this book the woman can help out at the auction from 10 to 15 thousand dollars. Other books in paperback too, are valuable: they can be sold from 2 to 4 thousand dollars each.

Online auction will be held on may 21, and former teacher have already applied for participation in it, writes The Mirror.

Catherine Gura

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