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The John Emmerson Collection

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King Charls his speech made upon the scaffold, London 1649, John Emmerson Collection, State Library Victoria
10 July 2019, 11:00am11:45am
10 July 2019, 6:00pm6:45pm
Location Meet at Entry 4, via La Trobe Street
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Nicholas Barker, editor of The book collector, described the late John Emmerson as ‘one of the great book collectors of our time’.

In 2015, the John Emmerson Collection, comprising more than 5000 early English books, with a particular emphasis on the English Civil War, was donated to the State Library. Join Des Cowley and Richard Overell to view some highlights from the collection.

This event is in partnership with Rare Book Week.