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Remarkable Occurrences: The National L/Cochrane, Pete/Hardb/0642107300/S053-D1
National Library of Australia
This beautiful publication tells the story of the National Library of Australia's extraordinary collections, assembled over the last 100 years.
Remarkable Occurrences features 270 superb illustrations, the majority in full colour, accompanying fascinating chapters about aspects of the Library's history and collections by leading Australian scholars and historians. The publication showcases material as diverse as paintings, maps, photographs, sculptures, manuscripts (including Captain Cook's Endeavour Journal manuscript), oral histories, music scores and early Australian films.
Explore in this centenary volume the stories, challenges and ongoing adventures contributing to the creation of Australia's premier national cultural institution. This is an indispensable book for lovers of Australian culture, art and history, and also an ideal gift item.