"A History Of Magic" | Hogwarts LibraryThe exhibit was accompanied by an eponymous book that took readers more deeply into the artefacts and lore in the exhibit, which served as inspiration for J. Harry Potter: A History of Magic is still available in hardcover, paperback, and ebook editions. An audiobook followed, featuring interviews with the exhibit curators. We want more! The books will feature line drawings by Rohan Daniel Eason.
A History of Magic by Bathilda Bagshot
With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Harry Potter: A History of Magic is the official eBook of the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition from the brilliant curators of the British Library. It promises to take readers on a fascinating journey through the subjects studied at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry — from Alchemy and Potions classes, right through to Herbology and Care of Magical Creatures. Each chapter showcases a treasure trove of artefacts from the British Library and other collections around the world, beside exclusive manuscripts, sketches and illustrations from the Harry Potter archive. There's also a specially commissioned essay for each subject area by an expert, writer or cultural commentator, inspired by the contents of the exhibition — absorbing, insightful and unexpected contributions from Steve Backshall, the Reverend Richard Coles, Owen Davies, Julia Eccleshare, Roger Highfield, Steve Kloves, Lucy Mangan, Anna Pavord and Tim Peake, who offer a personal perspective on their magical theme. Readers will be able to pore over ancient spell books, explore amazing illuminated scrolls that reveal the secret of the Elixir of Life, and through its unique design and functionality examine vials of dragon's blood, mandrake roots, painted centaurs and a genuine witch's broomstick, in an interactive digital book that shows J.
Our curator for Thai, Lao and Cambodian collection explains the importance of divination in Eastern culture. Julian Harrison, lead curator of the Harry Potter exhibition, takes a look at the magical items housed within the British Library. Julian Harrison, lead curator of medieval historical manuscripts here at the Library, picks out collection items from our Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition. A small er but perfectly formed version of our Portrait Backpack, this one is designed for Gryffindors who like to pack lightly. Bring a part of Hogwarts home. What's my Thai horoscope? Read more.