"Extraordinary Gifts: Rare Books Presented to the New York Society Library 1754-2012"

New York Society Library , Upper East Side Thursday April 18 2013 9:00 - 19:00
See notable tomes donated to the library over its 2.5-century history, including the first English translation of The Iliad, a book of Lord Byron poems owned by Nathaniel Hawthorne and, naturally, a first edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
Venue name: New York Society Library
Address: 53 E 79th St
New York

Cross street: between Madison and Park Aves
Opening hours: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 9am–5pm; Tue, Thu 9am–7pm; Sun 1–5pm
Transport: Subway: 6 to 77th St