The story of J. P. Quaine

Melbourne Rare Book Week

Event Date: 
5 July 2018
Author / Presenters: 
PMI Victorian History Library, Professor Wallace Kirsop

J P. Quaine opened a secondhand and antiquarian bookshop in Prahran during the First World War, and continued in business for the next four decades. He was noted as a collector and seller of "bloods". In addition he was active as a journalist and contributor of articles on collecting to newspapers and magazines. In this talk, Wallace Kirsop will explore Quaine's career.

Thursday 5th July 7:00pm - 8:00pm [Bookings required]