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. New arrivals and acquisitions are posted to the KSRB website first on Saturday mornings. The inventory will then be posted to the other sites we use abebooks.com, alibris.com, and biblio.com later in the following week.

We have a lot of our inventory online, but many of the items in our store never get catalogued, so be sure to visit our downtown shop (268 South 200 East, SLC, UT) or call us (801-521-3819) if you are searching for something in particular.

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.


We will be exhibiting at the following book fairs in the summer and fall, hope to see you there!

Rose City Used Book Fair

June 13th & 14th, 2014

Friday 2pm-8pm, Saturday 10am-5pm

DoubleTree at Lloyd Center

1000 NE Multnomah

Portland, OR 97232


RBMS Bookseller's Showcase

June 24th & 25th, 2014

Tuesday 6pm-8pm, Wednesday 10am-4pm

Las Vegas, NV


Twin Cities Antiquarian & Rare Book Fair

June 27th & 28th, 2014

Friday, 3pm-8pm, Saturday, 10am-4pm

Progress Center

Minnesota State Fair Grounds

1265 Snelling Ave N

St Paul, MN 55108


Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair

August 1st & 2nd, 2014

Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday 10am-5pm

Denver Merchandise Mart - Expo Center

I-25 at 58th Ave (East Exit - Just North of I-70)



Pasadena Antiquarian Book, Print, Photo and Paper Fair

October 4th & 5th, 2014

Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-4pm

The Pasadena Center

300 East Green Street

Pasadena, CA


Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair

October 11th & 12th, 2014

Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 11am-4pm

Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

(North Side of Seattle Center)

Mercer Street, just East of 3rd Ave N

Seattle, WA



Catalogue #47 is here!

You can view and download a copy of Catalogue 45 here.

If you would like a physical copy of the catalogue mailed to you (free of charge),
please contact us!

Kate MacLeod Live at Ken Sanders Rare Books CD now available!

MacLeod, Kate. Kate MacLeod at Ken Sanders Rare Books: A collection of songs inspired by books. Glen Ellyn, IL: Waterbug Records, 2014. 19 tracks. Total running time: 54:50. Cardboard gatefold CD case, full color layout and disc face. Photograph of the artist on the front cover. Recorded live at Ken Sanders Rare Books on August 4, 2012. NEW. Audio CD. [37242]

Now Available for $15.00

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