Internationally known rare book expert John Sharpe
will be on hand Thursday, April 17, as the J. Murrey Atkins Library hosts the Rare Book Roadshow.
The event is an opportunity to have rare books, maps, letters or manuscripts appraised.
For more than 30 years, Sharpe worked at Duke University where he dealt with all aspects of rare books and manuscripts including description, cataloguing and conservation.
Since 1970, his
research interests have been in the history, technology and role of the book in society.