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Ken Sanders Rare Books

Ken Sanders
268 South 200 East
84111 Salt Lake City

Ken Sanders Rare Books is a full-service antiquarian bookshop in downtown Salt Lake City. We have a vast inventory of used and rare books, a handful of new books, and an ever-changing selection of art, ephemera, maps, photographs, and postcards. We also offer book purchasing and appraisal services.

We specialize in Utah & the Mormons and Western Americana, with emphases on the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River, Yellowstone, and other national parks. The literary West is well-represented here, with deep selections of Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, B. Traven, and more. We offer rare and collectible books in many subjects, including Literature, Art, Photography, Children's and Illustrated Books, and Wordless Novels. Much of our 4,000 square feet of floor space is devoted to our general stock of affordable and carefully-chosen titles. Serious collectors and casual shoppers are equally welcome, and browsing is encouraged. You can search a portion of our inventory online, but remember that much of our stock is uncatalogued; please feel free to contact us if you don’t see what you’re looking for.

Proprietor Ken Sanders has been buying, selling and collecting books since childhood. He co-owned and ran the legendary Cosmic Aeroplane Bookstore in the 1970s and founded Dream Garden Press, our in-house publishing company, in 1980.

Western & Native Americana, Explorations & Travels, Utah & Mormons, Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Modern First Editions, Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, B. Traven
- From Monday to Saturday: From 10:00 am to 18:00 pm
- Sunday: From 12:00 pm to 17:00 pm
All items offered subject to prior sale. Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA, guarantees the authenticity and delivery of all items. All items are returnable within 10 days for any reason, please notify in advance of a return. Shipping cost within the continental U.S. starts at $6.50 for the first book and $2.00 for each additional book. International, expedited, and large orders billed at cost. Utah customers will be charged 6.6% local sales tax. We accept cash, checks, money orders, MasterCard, Visa, and American Express. Regular customers, libraries and institutions may expect their usual terms.
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