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Curators’ Tour of World of the Book

Melbourne Rare Book Week

Event Date: 26 July 2024 12:00 PM to 26 July 2024 01:00 PM
Author / Presenters: Dr. Anna Welch and Daniel Wee
Event Venue: State Library Victoria
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, early printed works, 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.

The Tour will run from 12:00noon to 12:45PM. An Auslan interpreter is available on request.

Meet at the Swanston Street Welcome Zone.

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