An Invitation

You are invited on May 5-7, 2017 to the St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair, conveniently located at the J. C. Penney Conference Center on the University of Missouri – St. Louis North Campus.  The Fair is easily accessible from Interstates 70 and 170, and we have ample free parking adjacent to the Fair. For a map and driving directions, click here.  

This weekend-long event offers thirty renowned regional and national dealers featuring museum-quality first edition rare books, fine art prints, historic maps, contemporary and historic photography, original watercolors and pastels, a broad range of ephemera, and much more. Proceeds benefit the St. Louis Mercantile Library Collections and Conservation funds.  Read more about the Fair and review our current list of dealers at

Fair Hours:
Friday May 5, 2017 Preview Party and Silent Auction, 6-9pm

Place your bid at the Silent Auction for your chance to win Towboat trips, Private Museum and Artist Studio Tours, Luxury Services, and More! 

Saturday May 6, 2017 Fair Hours 10am-5pm
Sunday May 7, 2017 Fair Hours 11am-4pm

Purchase your tickets today! Call 314-516-7248 or email  If you are coming from out of town, enjoy a special guest rate at the nearby Drury Inn of $99 per night (a 30% savings!).  


The St. Louis Mercantile Library at UMSL
1 University Blvd.; St. Louis, MO 63121; 314-516-7240

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