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One who has books and a garden wants for nothing
Treasures Talk with Nat Williams
Talks / Lecture
"Anyone who has a book collection and a garden wants for nothing.” – Cicero
Bibliophile Rex Nan Kivell agreed with Cicero. He spent his life collecting rare books now generously shared with Australians through the Library, and he gardened at his a mansion El Farah, in Tangier.
Hear about some of the exceptional books and printed items acquired by one of the greatest collectors of the 20th century and his gardening interests.
A Treasures Gallery Access Program, supported by National Library Patrons.
Image: James Mortimer, Portrait of Rex Nan Kivell, nla-cat-vn 584380