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  1. The Rare Books Collection: How did it all start?

    Prior to 1959, the university library’s Rare Books Collection was relatively small. The first significant contribution to the collection was the George McArthur bequest, which was …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/09/18/the-rare-books-collection-how-did-it-all-start

  2. The Gerson incunabulum

    The University of Melbourne’s Rare Book Collection holds around 30 incunabula, or early printed books and these are all digitised. ‘Incunabula’ is a term given to …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/09/05/the-gerson-incunabulum

  3. Ukiyo-e under the microscope: Conserving nine Japanese woodblocks from the Baillieu Library Print Collection

    Over the past three months conservators at the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation (GCCMC) have been treating nine Japanese woodblock prints from the Baillieu Library …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/07/31/ukiyo-e-under-the-microscope-conserving-nine-japanese-woodblocks-from-the-baillieu-library-print-collection

  4. A Ride to Heaven or to Hell? A new Dutch broadsheet in the Baillieu Library’s collection

    A bizarre wagon surmounted by a seven-headed beast makes its way across the centre of a tumultuous image. The grotesque central motif of this 1621 broadsheet …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/07/23/a-ride-to-heaven-or-to-hell-a-new-dutch-broadsheet-in-the-baillieu-librarys-collection

  5. Connecting collections at Manchester and Melbourne

    An exciting project afoot is a collaboration between the universities of Melbourne and Manchester to connect these two geographically distant, culturally rich collections. Face-to-face encounters have …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/07/16/connecting-collections-at-manchester-and-melbourne

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