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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.
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 is no book publication.
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
Binding: Leather bound
Publisher: Andrew Jenson History Co, Salt Lake City
Date published: 1914
Description: 827 pp. Octavo. 3/4 maroon leather over maroon cloth. Illustrated. Index. Very good. Light rubbing to corners with some minor chipping. 1, 182 biographies of prominent men and women in the LDS Church. Includes numerous portraits in addition to the biographies. Massive and highly sought after volume in Jenson's four volume LDS Biographical encyclopedia series. Flake 4413. Read More
Edition: Volume VI
Binding: Leather bound
Publisher: National Geographic Society, Washington, D. C
Date published: 1895
Description: 239-284 pp. Octavo. Rebound in a contemporary 3/4 leather over blue boards. Marbled endsheets and pastedowns. Near fine. Original orange wrappers slightly discolored. History of Oregon by then Senator Mitchell. Original National Geographic attractively bound. Read More
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York
Date published: 2001
Description: 325 pp. Octavo. 1/2 gold cloth over yellow boards. Fine/Fine. Warmly inscribed by the author to Terry Tempest Williams on the half title. Inscription reads ' 4.6.01-For Terry-In sisterhood and friendship-to my-spirit-comadre. -In memory-of the-Pedros-we-known. -Denise Chavez-Phoenix" Also inscribed by Williams on the front free endsheet. Inscription reads "Terry Tempest Williams-Arizona Book Festival-7 April 01". On the rear free endsheet Williams has wrote "Long Live My Disgrace! " title of ... Read More
Edition: 3rd Printing
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, New York
Date published: 2005
Description: Very good. Oblong pictorial boards quarterbound in red publisher's buckram spine. Very light bumping at the head and tail of the spine and at the very tip of the lower rear corner. 1" tear in the lower edge of the rear board. Picture book presentation with illustrations on the right hand side and text on opposing pages. From the author of the bestselling "The Time Traveler's Wife." No dust jacket. Read More