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  1. Hands on! A paper conservation workshop at the University of Canberra

    Susan Thomas and Jen Hill, the curators of rare books and music respectively, spent a day at the University of Canberra recently learning the basics of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2016/06/02/hands-on-a-paper-conservation-workshop-at-the-university-of-canberra

  2. A Medieval Beetle in the Rare Books Collection

    While much is known about the cultural depiction of beetles in the Classical period and during the Renaissance, much less is known about the cultural representation …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2016/05/16/a-medieval-beetle-in-the-rare-books-collection

  3. A tale of two Luciles and two composers: Grétry père et fille

    Early print editions of French music of the 17th and 18th centuries, especially opera, are a collection-strength of Rare Music at The University of Melbourne. One …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2016/04/28/a-tale-of-two-luciles-and-two-composers-gretry-pere-et-fille

  4. Reading with the young Charlotte: celebrating the 200th birthday of Charlotte Brontë with some books from an unconventional childhood

    This month marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charlotte Brontë, the third-born and longest lived of the six children of Patrick and Maria Brontë, and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2016/04/26/reading-with-the-young-charlotte-celebrating-the-200th-birthday-of-charlotte-bronte-with-some-books-from-an-unconventional-childhood

  5. A Tale of Two Ben Jonson Folios

    In 2014, the Baillieu Library made a very special acquisition: a copy of the Second Folio of The workes of Ben Jonson (2 volumes, 1631-40). The …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2016/03/17/a-tale-of-two-ben-jonson-folios

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