Harry Potter: A History of Magic (Oct 2017)

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Harry Potter

If you're an avid fan of Harry Potter then you've probably spent more than a few minutes daydreaming about divination, pondering the peculiarities of potions, and keeping half-an-eye open for enchanting creatures.

Well now you can learn about all of these and more at the British Library, as they unveil some of the rare books, old manuscripts and magical objects from their extensive collection, exploring the folklore and traditions which are at the heart of the Harry Potter novels.

They will also be exhibiting some of the original drafts and drawings by JK Rowling and illustrator Jim Kay.


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