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State Library of Victoria given $5 million in rare books

April 16th, 2015

A late Melbourne QC's rare English book collection, estimated to be worth more than $5 million, has been given to the State Library of Victoria

The gift comes with a $1.3 million endowment to preserve and catalogue the collection and acquire further books. The cash will also fund John Emmerson fellowships for research using the collection, and enable public events. More

Read the full article - Sydney Morning Herald

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