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The Emmerson collection

Past Event

Friday, 22 April 2016 - 11am to 12pm

The Emmerson collection of early English books was bequeathed to the State Library of Victoria in 2015. This talk will be about the late John Emmerson as a collector, and will highlight some of the significant works in his collection.

Speaker

Richard Overell was the former Rare Books Librarian at Monash University Library. He is currently at the State Library of Victoria, working on a project to catalogue the John Emmerson collection.

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