The British Library's Harry Potter: A History of Magic, an exhibition featuring unpublished material from J.K. Rowling's papers and notes opens on October 20 in London.
The exhibition will run until 28 February 2018. Medieval descriptions of dragons and griffins, and the spectacular origins of the philosopher’s stone are among themes explored in the exhibition.
Wizarding books, manuscripts and objects, and centuries-old British Library treasures with original material from Bloomsbury’s and J.K. Rowling’s archives will also feature.
A plethora of Potter-related books are due for publication also in the autumn, fans will be delighted to hear.
Harry Potter: A History of Magic, The Book of the Exhibition displays the British Library's artifacts and mementos. Bloomsbury are the publishers.
Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic investigates the myths and folktales that Rowling re-imagined and restructured for her mega-selling series.
The third book due in is Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Illustrated Edition, a somewwhat larger version of the original Year 3 tale, illustrated by Jim Kay.