Greater St. Louis Book Fair sells many 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 the Collector's Corner section at the fair, and are sold on a first come, first serve basis. Volunteers begin posting rare and collectible inventory in the summer.
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. Please note that Greater St. Louis Book Fair reserves the right to add or remove items for sale as necessary. Check back frequently for new updates.
3 separate letters on Jimmy Durante's stationery, each hand signed by Jimmy Durante. Two of the letters were mailed in 1962, and one was handwritten and mailed in 1965, all from Los Angeles.
Titles of the Lithographs:
-Health Jolting Chair (19th Century device)
-Method of Surgical Stitches on the Head (1594 wood engraving)
-Trepanation of the Head (1634 copper engraving)
-Redressing a Dislocated Shoulder (18th Century method)
No. 1282, 37th edition, November 1935, Small corrections 1942, Beautiful map, slight yellowing of paper
The Baroque Bohemian Cats' Tarot Cards 3rd Edition. The artwork is beautiful. Excellent used condition. No signs of use or wear.
Each keepsake has a photo of a historic engraving of St. Louis Union Station by John A. Lowell, Boston c.1898, along with postcard showing a picture of Union Station by Boehl c1904, celebrating reopening of Union Station in 1985.