Hordern House will be showing a selection of rare western books on China at the 2014 China In Print fair which this year will be held for the first time at the new Hong Kong Maritime Museum located at Pier 8 on Victoria Harbour. The web version of our catalogue for the fair is hyperlinked through out to full descriptions and photographs of the works we will have on show, which include a remarkable suite...
Hordern House was pleased to host an evening celebrating the life and legacy of Seamus Heaney. An annual inititiative of the Global Irish Studies Centre at the University of New South Wales, Hordern House welcomed special guest Thomas Keneally, along with Gabrielle Carey and Geordie Williamson and an enthusiatic audience.
Booksellers & Librarians in a Changing World
Hordern House recently attended the joint conference by the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers and the National Library of Australia, held at the National Library Canberra. Anne McCormick was part of the panel discussion 'People of the Book: Tales from the World of the Antiquarian Bookseller', her expertise and tales, along with other panel members, kept the large crowd that had assembled in the theatre...
Just a few examples of the Sydney Punchbowl remain for sale at the start of 2014: production has now been completed in China and the remaining bowls will soon be arriving in Sydney. Please contact us for more details or to reserve one of these last few.
More about the bowl can be seen here:
We have published Elizabeth Ellis' authoritative book on the Sydney Punchbowl. More information and orders here:
Elizabeth Ellis' book.