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Rare Sports Books and Ephemera

Melbourne Rare Book Week

Event Date: 26 July 2023 01:00 PM to 26 July 2023 02:00 PM
Author / Presenters: David Studham
Event Organiser: Melbourne Cricket Club Library

Recent Acquisitions

The MCC Librarians will discuss some of the rare items that have entered the collection since their last Melbourne Rare Book Week presentation in 2019, with a highlight being an illustrated scorecard from an international cricket match at the MCG in 1862. A panel of sports writers and historians will discuss trends in rare sports book collecting over the past four years, followed by their now traditional Q&A session with the audience.

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