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Flex Your Book Collection At This Year’s Rare Book Fair

By Sophie Hodges
9th Jul 2019

Get ready to fill your nostrils with that old book smell because the Melbourne Rare Book Fair is back for another page-turning year. Presented by ANZAAB, the fair is back for its 47th year as part of the Melbourne Rare Book Week.

Held across three days, the Rare Book Fair will allow you to add to your personal collection, or learn more about starting one. With some unbelievable works from 35 Australian and international booksellers, you can expect a diverse and wide range of work. From books, maps, manuscripts and ephemera, to early printed books, historical accounts of travel, prints, literature, art, militaria, and children's books, you’re bound to find something worth collecting.

You’ll also have the opportunity to chat with some of the field's experts and gain a wonderful insight into the world of books. 

The Details

What: Melbourne Rare Book Fair
Where: Wilson Hall, The University of Melbourne
When: July 12, 13 and 14
For more info, click here.

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