Featured Acquisitions


Shortlist No.9

We are pleased to present for your browsing pleasure our Shortlist No.9. Themed ‘Alice’, this shortlist is comprised of some of the Alice in Wonderland material we recently acquired as part of Christopher Smith’s collection. For those who don’t know the name, Christopher Smith (1953 – 2016) was a NIDA trained theatre designer who worked […]


Melbourne RARE BOOK FAIR 2016

This year marked the 44th ANZAAB Rare Book Fair and the 1st for Archives Fine Books. We sold some books, we bought some books, we made some rookie mistakes, and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Engaging with the incredibly diverse book-and-printed-works-on-paper collecting community that gathers for this annual event was invigorating, educational and fun. My only […]