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Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic
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British Library
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Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic

British Library


9781408890776

Bloomsbury


Art » Fantasy Art;
Fantasy » Magic;
Fantasy » Mythological Creatures, People & Places;
Fantasy » Witches & Wizards;
Fantasy » Witches;
Media » Harry Potter


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144 pages

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An irresistible romp through the history of magic, from alchemy to unicorns, ancient witchcraft to Harry's Hogwarts - packed with unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, magical illustrations from Jim Kay and weird, wonderful and inspiring artefacts that have been magically released from the archives at the British Library. This spellbinding book takes readers on a journey through the Hogwarts curriculum, including Herbology, Defence Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, Divination and more. Discover the truth behind making the Philosopher's Stone, create your very own potion and uncover the secret of invisible ink. Learn all about the history of mandrake roots and dragons, discover what witches really used their brooms for, pore over incredible images of actual mermaids and read about real-life potions, astronomers and alchemists. The perfect gift for aspiring witches and wizards and any Harry Potter fan. Celebrating twenty years of Harry Potter magic, and produced in association with the British Library to support their major exhibition, Harry Potter: A History of Magic.

By:   British Library
Imprint:   Bloomsbury
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 250mm,  Width: 250mm, 
Weight:   776g
ISBN:   9781408890776
ISBN 10:   1408890771
Series:   Harry Potter
Pages:   144
Publication Date:   November 2017
Audience:   Young adult ,  General/trade ,  Preschool (0-5) ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

This richly researched and fascinating exploration of magical history is written by the British Library's curatorial team.

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