Curators’ tour of World of the Book

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Nizami Ganjavi, Khamsa [Quintet] (detail), Persia, manuscript dated AH 915–916 (1509/1510 CE), Rare Books Collection, State Library Victoria.
Credit: Rare Books Collection, State Library Victoria
Date
30 June 2018, 3:00pm3:45pm
07 July 2018, 3:00pm3:45pm
Cost
Free
Bookings
Location Dome Galleries, Level 4
The Dome
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Join curators Des Cowley and Anna Welch for a special tour of World of the Book, where you will view rare, beautiful and historically significant books, from Aububon’s Birds of America to 1950s pulp fiction and contemporary works of art and design. Located in the galleries overlooking the magnificent La Trobe Reading Room, this exhibition celebrates the unique place of books in our hearts and minds.