The exhibition was held in the Rare Books Exhibition space, Sir Louis Matheson Library, Monash University from 7 October 2010 - 23 February 2011 Opening address given by Dr. Seamus O'Hanlon, Director, International Studies, School of Philiosophical, Historical and International Studies, Monash University. The exhibition includes books on applied science and technology, manuals and trade catalogues. Such books have always played a major role in the publishing industry and are important to those studying the “history of the book". They give an closer insight into historical periods.
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