Post Tagged with: "Rare Books Collection"

The A to Z of World of the book 2022

The A to Z of World of the book 2022

July 21, 2022

Exhibitions, Rare Books & Arts:

A is for Alhambra On display for the very first time is a magnificent work by English designer Owen Jones and French architect Jules Goury about one of the world’s… Read More ›

Vale Petr Herel (1943 – 2022)

Vale Petr Herel (1943 – 2022)

April 5, 2022

News:

State Library Victoria is saddened by the passing of Australian artist Petr Herel. Petr was a practicing artist for over sixty years, and was best known for his printmaking and his exquisite artist books.

2002: A space oddity

2002: A space oddity

March 31, 2022

Rare Books & Arts:

With the help of the Women Writers Fund, the Library recently acquired Laura Dayton Fessenden’s most fascinating work of speculative fiction, 2002: Childlife One Hundred Years From Now.

It’s alive! The first illustrated representation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

It’s alive! The first illustrated representation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

December 17, 2021

Collection spotlights, New books, Our stories, Rare Books & Arts:

State Library Victoria recently acquired an 1832 printing of the third edition of Mary Shelley’s, Frankenstein for its Rare Book Collection.

Melting Moments, 2021. The Huxleys, photographer. This work is in copyright.

Collecting during a closure

October 15, 2021

About us, News:

The doors to the Library building may be closed, but our extensive and diverse collection is continuing to grow thanks to the work of our talented librarians.