Various, 1930. Item #99-5850
Menu: Color cover, illus. of the St. Louis, menu loose inside covers, 4 pages, light creasing and soiling, menu has a small tear else good. Guide Book: M. Ernst, Munich 1930, map and illus., 6.25 x 4.5", pict stapled wraps, (24pp), covers have light wear and soiling, attached foldout color map has a tear and is toned, extra is a large foldout map of Germany and Switzerland, creased and torn. Alsterpavillon: 9 x 5.5", stapled printed wraps, 12pp, covers have creasing and sunning, small tears at spine, contents have a couple of checkmarks else good, Alsterpavillon on the front cover, no date. "Grand Hotel": undated, 7 x 4.5", black and white photo of hotel on front, 4pp including covers, creased, light soiling, ink marks else good, inside "Tarif Des Consommations pendant le Concert et la Danse", lists beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and light refreshments. The M.S. St. Louis was best known for carrying a large number of refugees in 1939 who were escaping the Nazis and were refused entry to Cuba, the United States and Canada. Eventually, they were accepted by England and various European countries, about 1/4 of them ended up in concentration camps. A group of five items, sold as a lot only.