Browsing the shelves: Books in an exhibition
Melbourne Rare Book Week
Sun 7 July 2:30pm -3:30pm
Old Treasury Building
20 Spring Street Melbourne
(03) 9651 2233
Come and hear the story behind the books from the exhibition The Invention of Melbourne: A Baroque Archbishop and a Neo-Gothic Architect to be launched on 31 July. Drawn from the library of James Goold, first Catholic Bishop of Melbourne, the books are just a sample of one of the finest libraries assembled in colonial Melbourne. Shane will tell the story of Goold and his fabulous library through the books, their authors and publishers.
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