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A History Making Book Sale

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by Vanessa (subscribe)
WeekendNotes Chief Editor / Chief Writer / PR & Communications.

History buffs are invited to restock their bookshelves as the Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV) presents their History Making Book Sale.

Formed in 1909, the Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV) is committed to collecting, researching and sharing an understanding of the history of Victoria.

This book sale is an annual fundraiser for the Society, which will take place on Saturday 18th June from 10am to 3pm in the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps Training Depot - an impressive Art Deco space, listed on the Victorian Heritage Register for its state-wide architectural and historical significance.

All are welcome to attend and entry is FREE.

The theme for this year's event is 'history' and book lovers will have the opportunity to peruse and purchase a treasure trove of pre-loved history books from the libraries of the well-read - with prices as low as $1.

A truly diverse selection will be on offer, including second-hand, signed, mint condition, rare and out-of-print history books in every history subject imaginable, including:

  • Political history

  • WWI history

  • Biographies

  • Sport

  • Australian history

  • Local history

  • American history

  • Genealogy

  • Ancient history

  • Children's books

  • Cookery

  • Art and much more!

    If you are a RHSV member, you will have exclusive access to a members-only pre-sale event on Thursday 16 June 2016, from 5pm to 8pm. If you aren't a member and would like to attend the pre-sale, you can join any time prior to the pre-sale evening.

    If you love history and books, this sale event is a must visit.

    For all the latest on this event please visit RHSV's Twitter and Facebook page.

    The RHSV is a community organisation that relies on membership subscriptions. Join today and help promote and preserve the history of Victoria

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    When: 18 June 2016, 10am - 3pm
    Where: Royal Historical Society of Victoria, 239 A'Beckett Street Melbourne
    Cost: Free entry
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