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The Sphinx by Oscar WildeImage from The Sphinx

This fall we acquired a beautiful copy of The Sphinx by Oscar Wilde, designed and illustrated by Charles Ricketts. Only 200 copies of this “exquisite work,” one of the most important 1890s books, were produced.  (Catalogue record)

Featured Exhibition

Vast Ocean, Vast HeavenNitobe Garden Exhibition image

Nitobe Memorial Garden: Vast Ocean, Vast Heaven is a multi-site exhibition curated by CAUSA (Collective for the Advanced and Unified Studies in the Visual Arts) as part of the upcoming Nitobe Memorial Garden Concepts and Prospects symposium. (Read more)

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