St. Louis Mercantile Library
May 3, 4 & 5, 2013
At the 7th annual Print Fair, 25 local and national fine print and rare book dealers come together to present a broad array of rare materials apealing to collectors at all levels of experience. From finely illustrated books to prints by Audubon, WPA artists, German Expressionists and Old Masters, original watercolors and historic photographs, the thousands of treasures available to view and purchase include something for every taste and budget. The Fair is presented annually the first weekend in May to benefit the Mercantile Library's collection and conservation funds.
Saturday, March 16th, 2:00 p.m.
The Civil War & The Railroads: Featuring John W. Barriger IV Railroads played an important role during the Civil War. John W. Barriger IV will talk about how the use of railroads affected the outcome of battles and ultimately helped determine the outcome of the war. Suggested donation $25. For information call Valenda at 314-516-7248.
Saturday, March 9th, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Director's Colloquia: The First Books of St. Louis & Missouri. Director John Hoover will speak about and present for viewing the first imprints of St. Louis and issouri. Advance tickets required; Mercantile Members $10, non-members $12. For information call Valenda at 314-516-7248.
Saturday, February 9th, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Director's Colloquia: The Pacific Railroad Surveys. Come see the Director talk about this monumental mapping, scientific and exploratory project that laid the foundation for America's transportation infrastructure that exists to this day. Advance tickets required; Mercantile members $10, non-members $12. For information call Valenda at 314-516-7248.
Sunday, January 27th, 12:30 p.m.
Brunch & Lecture and Book Signing, featuring Annie Amantea Blum, author of The Steamer Admiral and Streckfus Steamers: A Personal View. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Brunch provided. Advance tickets required by January 23rd; Mercantile Members $18, non-members $22. For information call Valenda at 314-516-7248.