A History of Magic is a book written by Bathilda Bagshot.

It can be bought at Flourish and Blotts for two Galleons. It is a required first year textbook and therefore cannot be traded unless more than one copy is owned.


"A History of Magic" is first discovered in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, chapter 5, Diagon Alley, "Arriving at Diagon Alley".

A History of Magic, by Bathilda Bagshot, is the history textbook required for first-year Hogwarts students.

Item Description

A concise, thoughtful and illuminating history of our world.

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