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Here Is 21 Years of Incredible ‘Harry Potter’ Cover Art

21 years ago today, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released in the UK. Since then, the books have been translated into sixty languages and sold over 400 million copies worldwide. Here are a few of the covers that the first book has worn over the years.

 

 

 


 

 

1. Original Cover (Thomas Taylor, 1997)

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2. Original American Cover (Mary GrandPré, 1998)

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3. Spanish Cover (Dolores Avendaño, 2001)

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4. German Cover (Sabine Wilharm, 2008)

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5. Scholastic 10th Anniversary Edition (Mary GrandPré, 2008)

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6. 15th Anniversary Edition (Kazu Kabuishi, 2013)

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7. UK Redesign (Jonny Duddle, 2014)

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Image Via The Telegraph 

 

 


 

 

8. Spanish Redesign (Tiago da Silva, 2014)

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Image Via Harry Potter Wikia 

 

 


 

 

9. Illustrated Edition (Jim Kay, 2015)

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10. Indonesian Paperback Cover (Nicholas Filbert, 2017)

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Image Via Harry Potter Wikia

 

 

 

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