Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. With Sketch by the Illustrator (1999)
Author: J.K. Rowling
Book ID: 64543
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. London: Bloomsbury, 1999. First Edition, twelfth impression. Pp, 317. Pictorial glazed boards in matching dust jacket. A fine copy.
Inscribed on the dedication page by the designer of the book cover & dust jacket Cliff Wright, along with sketch of the ‘Hippogriff’ which is depicted on the front cover.
Cliff Wright provided artwork for the second and third titles in the Harry Potter series of books.
Harry Potter and Hermione Granger riding the back of ‘Buckbeak’ the Hippogriff would become the arresting image of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Wright said at the time, ” I am happier with the finished cover for the Prisoner of Azkaban. The first cover I did, for the second book (Chamber of Secrets) is not as exciting as the third book’s cover.”