Personal Note: I was disappointed in the fact I noticed a spelling mistake, that the ink on this machine was very faint and that the machine mechanics were filthy and sticking as it needs a service. However, the person I wrote it for liked it for its imperfection when I offered to redo it. So here it is, made from a 1921 Underwood I was gifted and used for the first time this week.
Melbourne Rare Book Week commenced in 2012 as a partnership between ANZAAB, the University of Melbourne and eight other literary institutions. In 2015, over 44 free events were held at libraries, literary and historical societies and bookshops throughout Melbourne, attracting local, national and international visitors. Melbourne Rare Book Week is now well established in the City of Melbourne’s event calendar. It is a major attraction for book collectors, librarians and all who have a love of words, print on paper and literary heritage.
The Melbourne Rare Book week in 2018 is from 29th June to the 8th of July:
The Melbourne Rare Book Fair in 2018 is from July 6-8, 2018.
For more info go to their website by following this link: