Rare & Collectible Inventory

Greater St. Louis Book Fair sells hundreds of rare and collectible books, movies, music, comics and ephemera. Our inventory includes first editions, limited editions, out of print editions, signed copies and other treasures. These items are located in glass cases at the front of the fair, and are sold on a first come, first serve basis.

Volunteers begin posting rare and collectible inventory in the summer. Check back frequently for new updates. Please note that Greater St. Louis Book Fair reserves the right to add or remove items for sale as necessary.

All rare and collectible items are sold on a first come, first serve basis at the purchase counter. Patrons must remain at the purchase counter while their items are being pulled from the display cases. Request lists will not be fulfilled unless the interested patron is present.

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Aby Warburg: An Intellectual Biography

Gombrich, E. H. (Author)

2nd Edition, 1st Printing

Published: Oxford, Great Britain: Phaidon. 1986

Publication Date: 1986

Category: Art

Book

Hardcover; Dust Jacket; 456 Pages

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$70

Agent to the Stars

Scalzi, John (Author)

Limited Edition of 1526

Published: Burton, MI: Subterranean Press. 2005

Publication Date: 2005

Category: Fiction

Book

Hardcover; Dust Jacket; 286 Pages

Signed By: John Scalzi

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$65

Boy Scouts of America The Offical Handbook for Boys

(Anonymous/Unknown)

4th Edition

Published: Garden City, NY, USA: Doubleday, Page & Company. 1913

Publication Date: 1913

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Book

Hardcover

Fair Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$75

C.S. Th. van Gink's Poultry Portraits

Van Wulfften Palthe, A.W. (Author)

Published: Beekbergen, Netherlands: World's Poultry Science ASsociation. (1992)

Publication Date: (1992)

Category: Art

Book

Hardcover; 136 Pages

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$60

Cameron Hydraulic Data

Shaw, G. V. (Editor)

11th Edition

Published: Ingersoll-Rand Company. 1942

Publication Date: 1942

Category: Science

Book

Hardcover

Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$25

The Decorated Doll House: How to Design and Create Miniature Interiors

Ridley, Jessica (Author)

1st Edition

Published: New York, NY, USA: Grove Weidenfeld. 1990

Publication Date: 1990

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Book

Hardcover; Dust Jacket; 128 Pages

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$15

Fairburn Children: Males, Females, Situation Poses and Hands

(Anonymous/Unknown)

Published: Vancouver, BC, Canada: Mitchell Press Limited. (1978)

Publication Date: (1978)

Category: Art

Book

Softcover; Slip Cover; 3 Volumes; 600 Pages

Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$40

Fairburn Faces & Heads The Fairburn System of Visual Fairburn System of Visual Reference (Book 1: Males; Book 2: Females; Book 3: Ethnic & Character Types)

(Anonymous/Unknown)

Published: Vancouver, BC, Canada: Mitchell Press Limited. (1976)

Publication Date: (1976)

Category: Art

Book

Softcover; Slip Cover; 3 Volumes; 600 Pages

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$50

Fairburn Figures and Hands, 3-vol. set: Male- Full Figure, Female-Full Figure, & Figures and Hands Figure, and Situation Poses and Hands.

(Anonymous/Unknown)

Published: Vancouver, BC, Canada: Mitchell Press Limited. (1979)

Publication Date: (1979)

Category: Art

Book

Softcover; Slip Cover; 3 Volumes; 600 Pages

Fair Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$30

Farmer's Encyclopedia

(Anonymous/Unknown)

Published: Akron, OH, USA: The Werner Company. 1898

Publication Date: 1898

Category: Reference

Book

Hardcover

Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$35

First Iron-Clad Naval Engagement in the World

White, Elsberry Valentine (Author)

Published: New York, NY: J. S. Olgive Publishing Co.. (1906)

Publication Date: (1906)

Category: History

Ephemera

Softcover; 40 Pages

Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$15

Frog The Horse that Knew No Master

S, P. Meek (Author)

Published: New York, NY, USA: Grosset & Dunlap. 1933

Publication Date: 1933

Category: Fiction

Book

Hardcover

Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$50

Full Court: The Untold Stories of the St. Louis Hawks

Marecek, Greg (Author) and Bob Pettit (Performer) and "Easy" Ed Macauley (Performer)

Published: St. Louis, MO: Reedy Press. (2006)

Publication Date: (2006)

Category: Sports & Recreation

Book

Hardcover; Dust Jacket; 224 Pages

Signed By: Bob Pettit; "Easy" Ed Macauley

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$45

The Gateway Arch

Campbell, Tracy (Author)

Published: Hew Haven, CT, United States: Yale University Press. 2013

Publication Date: 2013

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Book

Softcover: Trade Paperback; 217 Pages

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$10

Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand

Townsend, Richard (Editor) and Robert Sharp (Editor)

Published: New Haven, CT, USA: Art Institute of Chicago. (2004)

Publication Date: (2004)

Category: Art

Book

Hardcover; 286 Pages

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$25

Historical Pictures relating to the Louisiana Purchase issued by the St. Louis Globe Democrat.

Cameron, Edgar S. (Illustrator) and Various (Illustrator)

Published: St. Louis, MO: Globe Democrat. (1902)

Publication Date: (1902)

Category: St. Louis and Missouri

Ephemera

Paper Stock; 14 Pages

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$100

History of Slavery and the Slave Trade, Ancient and Modern

Blake, W. O. (Editor)

Published: Columbus, OH, US: H. Miller. 1860

Publication Date: 1860

Category: History

Ephemera

Hardcover; 866 Pages

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$50

It Takes a Village

Clinton, Hillary Rodham (Author)

Published: New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. 1996

Publication Date: 1996

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Book

Hardcover; Dust Jacket; 318 Pages

Signed By: Hillary Rodham Clinton

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$(TBD)

The Journals of the Expedition Under the Command of Capts. Lewis and Clark

Biddle, Nicholas (Editor)

Published: New York, NY, USA: The Heritage Press. 1962

Publication Date: 1962

Category: History

Book

Hardcover; Slip Cover; 2 Volumes

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$20

The Ladies' Wreath and Parlor Annual

(Anonymous/Unknown)

Published: New York, NY, USA: Burdick and Scovill

Publication Date: (Unknown)

Category: Fiction

Book

Hardcover

Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$28

Les Sculptures de Picasso

Kahnweiler, Daniel (Author) and Brassai (Photographer)

Published: Paris, France: Theo Brugière. 1949

Publication Date: 1949

Category: Art

Book

Hardcover; 216 Pages

Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$80

The Life of Washington

Weems, Mason (Author)

Published: Philadelphia, PA, USA: Printed for Mathew Carey. 1809

Publication Date: 1809

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Book

Hardcover

Fair Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$210

The Log from the Sea of Cortez

Steinbeck, John (Author)

Published: New York, NY, USA: The Viking Press. 1951

Publication Date: 1951

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Book

Hardcover

Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$25

Melody Lingers On: History of Eloise Rush Milan and the Beaumont Melody Maids, Volumes 1 & 2

Gunn, Glenda Gary (Author)

Published: Magna, UT: Self published. (2002)

Publication Date: (2002)

Category: Music

Ephemera

Hardcover; 2 Volumes; 1487 Pages

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$(TBD)

Metamorphosis: The Fiber Art of Judith Scott

MacGregor, John (Author)

Published: Hong Kong, China: Doris Robson Memorial Fund and California Arts Cou. (1999)

Publication Date: (1999)

Category: Art

Book

Hardcover; Dust Jacket; 184 Pages

Very Good Condition

ID Number: (TBD)

$40

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