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A Journey Through the History of Magic (Harry Potter)

A Journey Through the History of Magic (Harry Potter)

Author: British Library
$21.99(AUD)  inc GST
Description

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.

Promotion info

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with an irresistible romp through the history of magic. Prepare to be spellbound by 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

Author description

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

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781408890776
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Children's Books
  • : September 2017
  • : 250mm X 250mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : British Library
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 708
  • : 144