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Title Harry Potter : a history of magic.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., [2018]

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Children's Department  J 823.914 HARRY    Check Shelf
 Avon Free Public Library - Children's Department  J 823.914 HARRY c.2  Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Children's Department  J FICTION ROWLING    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Children's Department  J 823.914 HARRY    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 823.914 HARRY    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Children's Department  J ROWLING    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Children's Department  J ROWLING    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Children's Department  J ROWLING    DUE 11-09-21
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Children's Department  J ROWLING    DUE 11-03-21
 Simsbury Public Library - Children's Department  J 823.914 HAR    DUE 10-22-21
Edition First edition.
Description 272 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Note At head of title: Harry Potter.
"This book is based on the British Library exhibition at the New-York Historical Society, Harry Potter: A History of Magic"--Title page verso.
"The official companion to the British Library exhibition at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library"--Front cover.
"British Library" -- Front cover.
This book has been adapted from the companion to the original British Library exhibition titled: Harry Potter : a journey through the history of magic, c2017.
Summary Complementing the British Library exhibit at the New-York Historical Society, this book covers thousands of years of magic history and the magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories which includes the wondrous subjects of the curriculum at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft. The exhibition includes artifacts from the British Library, New-York Historical Society, and other world-renowned institutions and features unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, and illustrations from artists Mary GrandPré, Jim Kay, and Brian Selznick. Discover the truth behind the origins of the Philosopher's Stone and troublesome trolls; examine real-life wands, and discover the oldest atlas of the night sky.
Contents Foreword / Louise Mirrer -- Introduction / Julian Harrison -- The journey -- Potions and alchemy -- Herbology -- Charms -- Astronomy -- Divination -- Defense against the dark arts -- Care of magical creatures -- Past, present, future -- Index of exhibits and credits.
Note Includes index.
Subject Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter series -- History -- Exhibitions.
Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter series -- Miscellanea -- Exhibitions.
British Library -- Exhibitions.
New-York Historical Society -- Exhibitions.
British Library. (OCoLC)fst00563007
Harry Potter series (Rowling, J. K.) (OCoLC)fst01914044
Witchcraft -- History -- Exhibitions.
Magic in literature -- Exhibitions.
Wizards in literature -- Exhibitions.
Magic in literature. (OCoLC)fst01005497
Wizards in literature. (OCoLC)fst01176454
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Curiosities & Wonders.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Folklore & Mythology.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Medieval.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Exhibition catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01424028
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author British Library, organizer.
New-York Historical Society, host institution.
Arthur A. Levine Books, publisher.
Added Title History of magic
ISBN 9781338311501 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1338311506 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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