Our inventory is diverse, and 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.
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 ...
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.
Edition: First edition
Publisher: Literature Department Presbyterian Home Missions, New York
Date published: 1904
Description: 121 pp. Sextodecimo [16mo]. Green cloth with black stamped titles on front board and backstrip. Near fine. Small ink stamp on front pastedown and front free endsheet. History of the Mormons by the veteran missionary, and original trustee of Westminster College in Salt Lake City. Illustrated with photographs. 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: First edition
Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York
Date published: 1971
Description: 159pp. Octavo [21 cm] Black cloth. Very good/Very good. Short gift inscription on the front free endsheet. Jacket is price clipped. Inscribed by the author on the title page. The author's fourth novel. A fictional account of the author's time spent as a fire lookout on the North rim of the Grand Canyon. Abbey blends both the dying of his wife in a New Jersey hospital, and one Carol Turner, who disappeared into Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, into this bittersweet love story. Abbey himself ... Read More
Description: As NEW. Compact hiking guide to the Escalante and Glen Canyon areas fits right in your back pocket. "If you're going to be in southern Utah for a few days and want to find some great, easy hikes, this book is for you." New book with no flaws. Read More