About Us

We actively buy and sell books, photographs, ephemera, maps and objects in our specialties: Utah & the Mormons, Interior West, Western National Parks, Native Americans, 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, and later at Ken Sanders Rare Books.
Kent Tschanz has attended the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar (2006); attended and passed 'Theory and Methodology of Appraising' class from the Appraisers Association of America (2019) and he is Uniform Standard of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) compliant through December, 2023. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Utah Westerners (2012-2021) and the Friends of the J. Willard Marriott Library (2014-). President of RMABA (2022-)
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.
Please contact us if you would like to receive our regularly issued lists containing new arrivals.
Our gallery is located at 1354 South 21st East and is open by appointment or chance.