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Curators’ tour of World of the Book

Melbourne Rare Book Week

Event Date: 28 July 2023 11:00 AM to 28 July 2023 11:45 AM
Author / Presenters: Dr Anna Welch, Principal Librarian History of the Book & Arts, and Daniel Wee, Senior Librarian History of the Book & Arts
Event Organiser: State Library Victoria

Join the curators of World of the Book for a special tour of the rare, sacred, iconic and historically significant books within the Library’s most popular exhibition. Celebrate Rare Book Week and chart the rise and restyling of the beloved book, with medieval manuscripts, Egyptology, 1950s pulp fiction and contemporary works of art and design all on display. Located in the galleries overlooking the magnificent La Trobe Reading Room, this exhibition celebrates the unique place of books in our hearts and minds.

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