Harry Potter artwork up for auction

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Sotheby's First Editions, Second Thoughts sale
Sotheby's First Editions, Second Thoughts sale

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%The original artwork for first copies of JK Rowling's Harry Potter series is set to go under the hammer.

British artist Cliff Wright produced the ink and water colour illustrations, which were used for the covers of the 1998 classic Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets and the follow up the Prisoner of Azkaban, released the following year.