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Have Book, Will Travel
Mapping Provenance in Rare Books & Special Collections

1 September - 2 December 2016

Curator: Marie Larsen

From America, England, Europe and even Antarctica, many of the books held in Special Collections have travelled far and wide to get here. This exhibition showcases just how far some of these books have come, based on the inscriptions and bookplates found inside their covers.

This exhibition was both physical and virtual. A selection of books were displayed broken down into geographical areas with details of the books and their origins.

The virtual exhibition featured a google map containing all the books on display, along with many others that were found during the duration of the project.

What is Provenance
Types of Provenance
South Australia
United Kingdom
United States of America and Canada
Africa and Europe
New Zealand and Antarctica
Provenance Stories
Provenance Lost
Rare Books & Special Collections

The University of Adelaide
Rare Books & Special Collections
Level 1, Barr Smith Library
South Australia 5005


Phone: +61 8 8313 5224