Kia ora friends
Due to the Kaikoura earthquakes, many of our collections are not currently available for research. We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. If you plan to use our collections, please get in touch first. Check here to find out more.
Discovering a creator of unique books and bringing them into the collections.
The many kinds of beauty in rare books.
Surveying the forgotten art of Victorian publishers’ bindings.
Designing? Decorating? Searching for a colour space? Find it on a book!
Neither a horn nor a book, but an interesting piece of pedagogy.
Spend Valentine’s Day in the arms of the Alexander Turnbull Library.
Dutch gilt papers in the Alexander Turnbull Library.
A new Aurora Australis for the Alexander Turnbull Library.
Fore-edge paintings in the Alexander Turnbull Library.
Bibles have been everywhere...