About Us

We actively buy and sell books, photographs, ephemera, maps and objects in our specialties: Utah & the Mormons, Interior West, Western National Parks, Western Indians, Railroads and Western Americana generally. 
Kent and Katie Tschanz have been active in the book trade since the late 1990s.First at Sam Weller’s Books (where they met), and later at Ken Sanders Rare Books.
Kent Tschanz has attended the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminer (2006); attended and passed 'Theory and Methodology of Appraising' class from the Appraisers Association of America (2019). He has served on the Board of Directors for the Utah Westerners (2012-2019) and the Friends of the J. Willard Marriott Library (2014-2019).
We are proud members of the ABAA (Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America); ILAB (International League of Antiquarian Booksellers) and RMABA (Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Booksellers Association). We exhibit and attend Book Fairs throughout the West.
We operate a small gallery space where all of the material listed here may be viewed by appointment or chance, on the corner of 17th East and 13th South in the Marketplace building located in the Yalecrest neighborhood of Salt Lake City (One0Eight)
Please contact us if you would like to receive our regularly issued lists containing new arrivals.