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Celebrating the world’s most beautiful books

April 22, 2016

Our stories:

This week we’re celebrating the book across the ages, from the ancient to the avant-garde with a selection of books from our Mirror of the World exhibition.

Curiouser and curiouser

Curiouser and curiouser

October 9, 2015

Collection, Exhibitions, News:

To mark the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s beloved children’s book, the first edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is going on display in our free Mirror of the World exhibition.

Wendingen: cover by El Lissitzky

Wendingen: Designing modernity

June 5, 2015

Arts, Visual arts:

Anna Welch introduces us to an art magazine that is itself a work of art

Wilfred Owen (1893–1918)

Poets at war: ‘What passing bells for these who die as cattle?’

February 12, 2015

Arts, Exhibitions, Visual arts:

Anna Welch introduces us to some of the great poets of the First World War, currently highlighted in The Mirror of the World exhibition

The Naked Lunch (London, John Calder, 1964)

William Burroughs: Beat Icon

January 15, 2015

Arts:

This year, Mirror of the World features a selection of works by William Burroughs (1914–1997), who, in the centenary year of his birth, still casts a long shadow on literary and cultural landscapes.

The Ship of Fools, now boarding in Mirror of the World

The Ship of Fools, now boarding in Mirror of the World

November 26, 2014

Arts, Visual arts:

Currently on display in Mirror of the World is a 1570 English edition of Sebastian Brant’s famous German satire The Ship of Fools.

Under Milk Wood with Dylan Thomas & Peter Blake

Under Milk Wood with Dylan Thomas & Peter Blake

October 10, 2014

Arts:

Anna from the History of the Book collection will be highlighting some of the new treasures to be found in our Mirror of the World exhibition over the next few… Read More ›

Where do our treasures come from?

Where do our treasures come from?

September 12, 2013

About us, Exhibitions, News:

Last night CEO and State Librarian Sue Roberts spoke with Lindy Burns on ABC Radio 774 about love poetry and one of the Library’s most treasured and mysterious books, a… Read More ›