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Sir George Grey collection - Auckland Central Library

About the collection

The Sir George Grey collection, gifted to Auckland citizens by Sir George Grey in 1887, is an incredible example of Auckland's rich cultural heritage.

The collection includes rare books, medieval manuscripts, and special highlights, such as Roman Missal from 15th Century Besançon, Shakespeare's 'First Folio', and music to 'God Defend New Zealand'.

More information

Visit the George Grey Collection website to view the collection online, and find out how you can see it in person.