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Census of Alexander Shaw's Catalogue of the Different Specimens of Cloth in the three voyages of Captain Cook to the Southern Hemisphere, 1787 (2015)
This is an attempt to corral all known copies of Alexander Shaw's Tapa Cloth book (1787) held in institutions around the world. My main objective was to track down institutional copies of Shaw’s work so that scholars ...
Incunabula in Special Collections, University of Otago Library
Special Collections, University of Otago Library, houses 42 examples of pre-1501 early printed books that represent 15th century printmanship from Italy, German, Switzerland, and France. There is one highly unusual English ...
Foxcroft Lecture 2015
An overview of three New Zealand book collectors: Sir George Grey, Dr T.M. Hocken, and Frank Wild Reed; their collections and legacy.
Robert Graves: Poeta 1895-1985. Works by Robert Graves in Special Collections, University of Otago Library
On the headstone that marks his grave at Deyá, Marjorca, there is the simple: ‘Robert Graves Poeta 1895-1985’. And it was this aspect that attracted Charles Brasch, editor, patron and poet, to the works of Graves, calling ...