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Emmerson rare books collection donated to Victoria's state library

April 20th, 2015

Episode 352 of 1440 episodes

An air-conditioned room in the State Library of Victoria is the luxurious new home of a collection of 3,500 books, many of them exceedingly rare, printed in England between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries.They represent a life of collecting by a brilliant and witty barrister named John McLaren Emmerson, who died last year.

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