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A Contemplative Angler

A Contemplative Angler: Selections from the Bruce P. Dancik Collection of Angling Books

Curator: Justin Hanisch

15 October 2018 — 31 January 2019

A visually-stunning display showcasing highlights from an extraordinary collection of rare books and ephemeral publications in the Bruce P. Dancik Collection of Angling Books. Many of the books held in the collection are titles of extreme rarity, often illustrated with woodcuts, copper or steel engravings, chromolithographs, and photoengravings.

The catalogue for this exhibition can be purchased in person in the Peel library for $50 (cash only) and will soon be available through University of Alberta Press and Indigo.

Hours  Bruce Peel Special Collections is open year round, Monday through Friday from 12:00pm to 4:30pm, excluding holidays.

Location  The University of Alberta is accessible via Edmonton Transit Service (link), either through the LRT (University Station) or numerous bus routes.

Bruce Peel Special Collections is located on the University of Alberta’s North Campus, in the basement of Rutherford South. The basement can be reached via the staircases on the west and east sides of the main level of Rutherford South.



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