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Rowling's Original Handwritten Chamber of Secrets Manuscripts on Display at Book Festival

Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone
Posted by: Rosi
September 19, 2010, 01:22 AM

J.K. Rowling's original and signed manuscripts from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets will be on display at the Wigtown Book Festival from today, according to a report in The Scotsman. Framed handwritten pages from the second book, including edited-out Ballad of Nearly Headless Nick, will be on display at ReadingLasses bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland.

The manuscripts, donated by the Harry Potter author to the Scottish Language Dictionaries in 2005 to help fund a new Scottish language dictionary, now belong to book collector and publisher Ilyas Khan. The Wigtown Book Festival runs until the 2nd of October; you can find out more information about what's on here at the Wigtown Book Festival website.

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44 Comments

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That’s amazing- I wish I was in the UK right now :<

Posted by Bless_the_children on September 19, 2010, 11:07 AM report to moderator
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I wanna see it

Posted by DancewithaGinger on September 19, 2010, 11:34 AM report to moderator
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So good. Wish I could see it, but London to Scotland’s a long way and I have school … DAMN YOU SCHOOL!!!
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Posted by Gryffindor_Girl_xx {ROAR!!} on September 19, 2010, 11:39 AM report to moderator
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i wish i could see that—but i live across this great big pound called the atlantic!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on September 19, 2010, 11:48 AM report to moderator
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So cool!
Posted by silverkacy on September 19, 2010, 11:50 AM report to moderator
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kewl!!!!!!!! she needs to travel to the states!! maybe Missouri in particular!! ;)

Posted by farewell_fred on September 19, 2010, 12:25 PM report to moderator
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i wish i could go see it

Posted by athena lupin on September 19, 2010, 12:58 PM report to moderator
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wow, i’d love to see that.

Posted by BewareoftheNargles {WBM} on September 19, 2010, 01:53 PM report to moderator
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442 Points

she already posted the ballad on her website and even a picture she drew of nearly headless nick too!!

Posted by Sohumdore on September 19, 2010, 01:57 PM report to moderator
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wow, I’d love to see that.

Posted by BewareoftheNargles {WBM} on September 19, 2010, 02:00 PM report to moderator
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I hope to see it too in photo !§!

Posted by HogwartsHP on September 19, 2010, 02:43 PM report to moderator
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That sounds awesome! I wish I could see it myself but I can’t………So sad…

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Love to see that!!!!!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on September 19, 2010, 03:48 PM report to moderator
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Wow! So so jealous! Obviously I love anything HP, but when it’s original manuscripts and things like that…just wow :)

Posted by Sigourney♥ on September 19, 2010, 04:26 PM report to moderator
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awesome!

Posted by muggle..andproudofit =:) on September 19, 2010, 04:32 PM report to moderator
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