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Library of Dreams : Treasures from the National Library of Australia

Library of Dreams : Treasures from the National Library of Australia

Author: The National Library of Australia
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Library of Dreams interprets and celebrates a diverse selection of treasures from the rich and varied collections of the National Library of Australia. The book examines over 50 of the most popular items, page by page, in the Library's collections, including: James Cook's 'Endeavour' journal; William Bligh's notebook and list of mutineers; the only surviving Australian convict uniform; the original manuscript of 'Waltzing Matilda'; William John Will's diary; Jrn Utzon's models for the design of the Sydney Opera House; and the manuscripts relating to the trial of Lindy Chamberlain. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this souvenir publication examines what makes a national treasure and inspires readers to take a closer look at what libraries reveal about Australia's heritage. The publication will appeal to a broad range of readers, in particular those with an interest in Australian history and anyone who loves beautiful, rare objects and appreciates Australian culture.

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General Fields

  • : 9780642277022
  • : National Library of Australia
  • : National Library of Australia
  • : March 2011
  • : 250mm X 220mm
  • : Australia
  • : May 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : The National Library of Australia
  • : 132
  • : 994.00