Book Fairs

Melbourne Rare Book Fair 2020

Wednesday July 8, 2020 - Sunday July 12, 2020

Our catalogue for the Melbourne Rare Book Fair, exclusively online, from 9-12 July features: an atmospheric watercolour of the Yarra River in dawn light by Julian Rossi Ashton; the original midshipman's log of a particularly interesting voyage to Australia 1852-54, by Harold Paynter, illustrated with most attractive unpublished drawings including a suite of four charts showing a dated track of the voyage, a fine double-page map of "Port Phillip 1853" with detailed soundings, and a series of sixteen coastal drawings; and the first South Australian illustrated book published, the rare suite of original views by Frederick Nixon.

Please view our catalogue for this inaugural event here

Melbourne Rare Book Fair 2020