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The Resource Harry Potter : a history of magic

Harry Potter : a history of magic

Label
Harry Potter : a history of magic
Title
Harry Potter
Title remainder
a history of magic
Title variation
History of magic
Contributor
Host institution
Organizer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6068.O93
LC item number
H36 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • catalogs
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • British Library
  • New-York Historical Society
  • Arthur A. Levine Books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rowling, J. K
  • Rowling, J. K
  • British Library
  • New-York Historical Society
  • Rowling, J. K
  • Rowling, J. K
  • British Library
  • New-York Historical Society
  • British Library
  • Witchcraft
  • Magic in literature
  • Wizards in literature
  • Witchcraft
  • Magic in literature
  • Wizards in literature
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • Magic in literature
  • Wizards in literature
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Harry Potter : a history of magic
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • At head of title: Harry Potter
  • "The official companion to the British Library exhibition at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library."
  • "This book is based on the British Library exhibition at the New-York Historical Society, Harry Potter: A History of Magic"--Title page verso
  • "British Library"--Cover
  • "October 2018"--Title page verso
  • 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
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781338311501
Lccn
2018026058
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • on1033818821
  • (OCoLC)1033818821
Label
Harry Potter : a history of magic
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • At head of title: Harry Potter
  • "The official companion to the British Library exhibition at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library."
  • "This book is based on the British Library exhibition at the New-York Historical Society, Harry Potter: A History of Magic"--Title page verso
  • "British Library"--Cover
  • "October 2018"--Title page verso
  • 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
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781338311501
Lccn
2018026058
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • on1033818821
  • (OCoLC)1033818821

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