26 Sep Discovering The Unexpected
DISCOVERING THE UNEXPECTED
DISCOVERING THE UNEXPECTED – EXHIBITION
TYPE & FORME, ANTIQUARIAN BOOKSELLERS
September: See the world through the eyes of those who first dared to venture forth into the unknown! Antiquarian books by famous scientists and explorers – including Isaac Newton, Captain R.F. Scott, James Clark Ross, T.E. Lawrence and Wilfred Thesiger – feature in this exhibition on travel, natural history and science.
October: The extraordinary life of T.E. Lawrence (‘Lawrence of Arabia’) will be the special focus of the extended exhibition. Highlights include limited editions of portraits from Lawrence’s The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, his masterpiece about the Arab Revolt in World War I, and a first edition of The Mint, Lawrence’s account of his training as an airman at RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire.
All items exhibited will be available for purchase.
Wed 26-Sat 30 September, 10am-4pm (Extended Hours 29 Sept)
4-27 Oct, 10am-4pm (Thurs-Sat Only)