Charity auctions did well in June 2010, making both the top fiction and top nonfiction lists. In the fiction category, a signed Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone brought in $5,000 for the Chicago Girl Scouts, while another Harry Potter added $1,136 to benefit the same group. In the non-fiction top 10, Flights Over Ancient Cities of Iran came in at #6, earning $1,400 for Books for America.
|#1||$5,000.00||Signed Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone *Charity*|
|#2||$1,342.69||NORTHERN LIGHTS / PHILIP PULLMAN - 1st / 1st ED HB|
|#3||$1,300.00||Ayn Rand signed Atlas Shrugged 10th Anniv LE/2000|
|#4||$1,136.00||Signed Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets *Charity|
|#5||$1,113.88||A Clockwork Orange|
|#6||$925.00||Stephen King- Salems Lot/S/L Centipede Press One of 300|
|#7||$915.50||Blood Meridian 1st Hardbound Ed. Cormac Mc Carthy|
|#8||$708.88||MacLean Norman *A River Runs Through It* 1976 1st 1st DJ|
|#9||$777.00||The Captain is Out to lunch-Crumb / Bukowski-Ltd-Signed|
|#10||$700.00||Dark Tower : The Gunslinger Stephen King|
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Sold to benefit the Girl Scouts of Chicago (as was #4 below), the Collector's Edition attracted 19 bids. It was signed by both Rowling and artist Mary GrandPre.
Listed by a UK seller, the "rare HB His Dark Materials Volume i + Signed Bookplate" sold as a BO.
After a single bid, the 10th Anniversary Edition "hardcover with slipcase copy" sold for $1,300. It was #1681 of the limited edition and was signed by Rand.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
15 bids took this signed 1st edition to $1,136. The charity auction, along with #1 above, benefited Girl Scouts of Chicago.
A Clockword Orange
Listed by a Swedish seller, the 1st edition attracted 7 bids.
1 of 300 of Centipede Press' signed limited edition, the like-new book sold after a single bid.
Described as in fine condition with a near fine dust jacket. the 1st edition sold for $915.50 after 5 bids.
A River Runs Through It
The 1976 1st edition in a 1st edition dust jacket attracted 29 bids.
The Captain is Out to Lunch
The signed 1st edition was #18 of 175.
The 1982 1st edition was described as in very good condition with a very good condition dust jacket. It sold as a BO.
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