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Ken Sanders Rare Books is a full service antiquarian bookshop in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. We carry an ever-changing inventory of art, ephemera, maps, photography, and postcards in addition to a vast selection of used and rare books along with a few new books. We also purchase and appraise books. Our specialties include Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, B. Traven, Utah and the Mormons, Modern First Editions, Grand Canyon, Colorado River & Colorado Plateau, Western Americana, Native Americans, The Intermountain West, Southwest, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Wilderness & National Parks, Public Lands, the Environment, Explorations & Surveys, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and the Literary West.
As NEW. Sky blue boards quarterbound in tan cloth spine. "On a cold spring night, in the small Jewish cemetery of Zokof, Friedl Alterman is wakened from death. On the ground above her crouches Itzik Leiber, a reclusive, unbelieving fourteen-year-old whose fat5al mistake has spurred the town's angry residents to violence. The childless Friedl rises to guide him to safety-only to find that she cannot go back to her grave." Dust Jacket. New book with no flaws.
Salt Lake City, Utah October 5th, 1974. CD. Recording of Charles Bukowski's appearance in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Underwater Poetry Festival in 1974. Never before released reading by Bukowski consisting of 29 separate poems. Bukowski read at the One Big Union Bar on State Street one day, and at the Social Workers Auditorium on the campus of the University of Utah the next day. The Underwater Poetry Festival was the brainchild of Charles Potts of Litmus. Please note this is a CD only, there ...
New. 776pp. Octavo. [21cm]; black and white illustrated wraps. Thomas Pynchon's literary masterpiece. "The most profound and accomplished American novel since the end of World War II"-The New Republic. New book with no flaws. Deluxe Edition.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Oxide Books, Salt Lake City, UT
Date published: 2006
Description: As NEW. White wraps with photographic front cover. Valdez's book is "the true story of how a poor, fatherless, westside Latino paperboy-destined to be a respected judge-is plucked off a cold, wintery street corner by an Anglo businessman who mentors and fathers him...[and how] nearly forty years later, Judge Andrew A. Valdez, returns the favor when he finds Keller on the street, alone and destitute, a victim of Alzheimer's Disease." New book with no flaws. Read More
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London
Date published: [November, 1919]
Description: 227 pp. Octavo. Black cloth with gilt stamped rules, title and author to backstrip. Near fine. Foot and tail of backstrip rubbed. All four tipped in illustrations present. Green/Gibson B25a. Read More
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Smith, Elder & Company, London
Date published: 1896
Description: 366 pp. Octavo. Dark blue cloth with gilt stamped anchor, author and title on front board and pastedown. Near fine. Subtle fading to backstrip. One of the author's favorite works. Doyle used his own experience as a pugilist to write this novel. Originally intended as a stage play. Green/Gibson A20a. Eight full page illustrations (including frontis) Read More
Edition: Second American printing
Publisher: George H. Doran Company, New York
Date published: 1919
Description: 281 pp. Sextodecimo. [16mo] Orange cloth with printed titles and silhouettes on front board and backstrip. Near fine/Very good. Spine and extremities of jacket sunned with minor nicking at corners and foot of front panel. Gentle rubbing to cloth corners. Collection of Doyle adventure and action tales. These stories originally appeared in 'Green Flag', 'Danger! ', 'Last Galley', 'Round the Red Lamp', 'Round the Fire Stories' and in the Strand Magazine. Green/Gibson A50b.i. Read More
Publisher: Smith, Elder, & Company, London
Date published: 1897
Description: 300 pp. Octavo. Red cloth with gilt stamped title and author on the front board and backstrip. Near fine. Gentle discoloring to backstrip. Subtle bumping and rubbing to corners. Frontis detached and laid in. All twelve Robert Sauber illustrations present. At head of front board is a gilt stamped silhouette of an army after Sauber's design for the Queen. Green/Gibson A21a. Read More
Publisher: A. Constable and Company, Westminister
Date published: 1894
Description: 124 pp. Sextodecimo [16mo]. Blue cloth with gilt stamped title and author on the front board and backstrip. Gilt stamped dragon on front board. Very good. Light rubbing to extremites. Lower corners of cloth covers bumped. Backstrip gently discolored. Front free endsheet excised. Name and contemporary date in ink at head of title page. First volume in the Acme Library. Green/Gibson A17a. Read More
Edition: First American edition
Publisher: George H. Doran, New York
Date published: 1921
Description: 299 pp. Octavo. Green cloth with black stamped title and author on front board and backstrip. Near fine subtle bumping and rubbing to corners. Small bookplate attached to the front pastedown. Name and address in ink at head of front free endsheet. A speculative account of the author's tour of Australia and New Zealand. Doyle described the writing style as a "loose go as you please style". Green/Gibson B28b. Read More