The Harry Potter novel series needs no introduction, and the success which the series had catapulted the author,
The Harry Potter manuscript would be of particular interest to a lot of collectors and fans alike, because it is known to contain the first hand notes, and even drawings of what J.K.Rowling originally conceived the settings of the story to be. In fact, there are personal details of how Rowling came up with the game of ‘Quidditch’, after having heated discussions with her then boyfriend. Then, the winner of the manuscript would get to see the ink illustrations of the various equipment and scenes from Quidditch, apart from things like Albus Dumbledore’s
Chocolate Frog card. However, how it all turns out, will be known soon at the Sotheby’s auction, the proceeds of which are stated to go to charity institution, English Pen. They have worked towards upliftment of children who have been institutionalized in their earlier years.
Update: The manuscript for Harry Potter and the Philosopher's stone has been sold for $228,000.