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Harry Potter First Edition STOLEN!

11/16/2010 03:23 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Two crooks distracted staff then snatched the hardback copy of The Philosopher's Stone from its glass display case.

The brazen pair then walked calmly out of the exhibition. Police released CCTV images of a man and woman suspected of taking the rare edition - one of just 400 printed before the boy wizard and his quidditch-playing chums became a global hit.

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