World of the book
State Library Victoria
Explore a world of ideas and imagination in this one-of-a-kind exhibition showcasing the history of book design, production and illustration from the Middle Ages to today.
See rare medieval manuscripts and sacred texts, magnificent natural history and botanical illustration, stunning modern artist books and fine press editions, as well as pioneering Australian classics, children’s books, graphic novels and comics.
From books that break the mould to books that changed the world, World of the book celebrates the unique place books have in our hearts and minds.
This free exhibition is open 10am–6pm daily except Thursdays, when it is open until 9pm.
Dome Galleries, Level 4, State Library Victoria
DAILY TOURS (EXCEPT PUBLIC HOLIDAYS) 11.30am–12.30pm
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