The first edition of the book “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” was sold at auction in London for £106 thousand ($140 thousand), according to the website of the auction house Bonhams.

It is noted that the book was signed by writer Joan Rowling.

The new owner of the book is not identified.

The Harry Potter book series that was being released from 1997-2007 is published in a total circulation of 400 million copies and is translated to 65 different languages.