Collector's Call Episode 13 Web Extras: Harry Potter, James Bond and Hobbit rarities
This former model has one-of-a-kind Harry Potter books.
Candace Jordan has loved books since she was a young girl and carried that bibliophilia into adulthood as a collector of rare books. This former Playboy Playmate has an impressive collection, including Harry Potter books with personal notes from J. K. Rowling to her father.
Rare-book appraiser Thomas Joyce appraises Candace’s impressive collection for us.
1. Bonus video: Original German edition of Bambi
Years before he became a Disney icon, Bambi was the titular character in this 1923 novel by Felix Salten.
2. Bonus video: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer book
This early edition of the beloved Christmas tale dates back to 1939. It was penned by Montgomery Ward employee Robert L. May. You can discern that this is one of the pre-1940s editions based on the number of engines on the airplane illustration.
3. Inside the collection: Image Gallery
Take a closer look at these autographed rare books, including deeply personal notes from Harry Potter creator J. K. Rowling to her father.