The Grimoires of Tarragona
These three large magick books had secretly escaped the burnings of the age of Inquisition
Albus always had an eye for such things
along with the good fortune of having them cross his path rather fortuitously
He had over time amassed a truly unique and impressive library that by the time Severus had arrived at Hogwarts, it was surely one of the best in all of the known world
either Wizardly or Muggle.
It was equally Severuss good fortune that he was among a select few granted full access to this treasure of magickal lore
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