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Book collector Jim Rainer to speak at UVic


One of British Columbia’s leading book collectors, Jim Rainer, will be speaking at the University of Victoria’s library on Tuesday, October 5. Rainer has collected press books, the book arts, books on gardening, books on baseball and also mechanical pencils over the years. He also served as president of the Alcuin Society and is a lifelong supporter of fine books and the book arts.

The event is 2pm to 4pm at Room A003, Archives and Special Collections Classroom on the lower level of the McPherson Library. Admission is free and there will be refreshments. However, you need to reserve your place as space is limited – call 250 721 8217 or email libadmin@uvic.ca.

Rainer’s speech is part of the celebrations around Canadian Library Month.

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Richard Davies

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