Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J. K. Rowling 1999 - Bloomsbury, London - First Edition, First Issue A scarce and fine first edition, first issue of J. K. Rowling’s third book in the Harry Potter series, in the correct dust jacket.

Winner of the Whitbread Prize (Children's Book of the Year). Hugo Novel Award 2000. Listed in BBC's Big Read (200 Best Novels) [2003].

There were three issues of the first edition. The first issue states '
Copyright Joanne Rowling' on the copyright page, whereas the second issue is amended to 'J.K Rowling'. The first issue also has a misaligned text block on page 7 'burnt (drop a line) so much', which is corrected in the subsequent issues. The publisher says that the errors were spotted early during the print run and amended. The dust jacket also has the correct measurements of 485 mm width (the dust jacket for the third issue was 5 mm shorter). The vast majority of the first edition are second or third issue.
  First edition with full strike-line numbers ‘10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1’ to copyright page.

Reference: Philip Errington,
J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013, A7(a), 131-41 (2015 edition), 183-93 (2017 updated edition).

Octavo (book size 20.5 x 13.5 cm) , pp. 317 [3]. Publisher's illustrated boards, showing Cliff Wright's illustration of Harry and Hermione astride Buckbeak, in a dust-wrapper which reproduces the boards, and priced £10.99 to lower corner of front flap.
  Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket   Ref: 109263   Price: HK$ 18,000