About Us

We are Salt Lake City based antiquarian booksellers with over two decades in the used and rare book trade in Utah and are proud members of the ABAA (Antiquarian Booksellers Association of American); ILAB (International League of Antiquarian Booksellers) and RMABA (Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Booksellers Association). We exhibit at bookfairs throughout the west and issue regular lists of new arrivals.

Kent Tschanz has served on the Board of Directors for the Utah Westerners (2012-20) and the Friends of the J. Willard Marriott Library (2014-2022). President of RMABA (2022- ) Board of Governors of the ABAA (2023-). Founded the Utah Bibliographical Society 2021. He presented at the Collecting Yellowstone Conference (2019) that was sponsored by the University of Wyoming and Brigham Young University. He was a presenter at Mormon History Association’s annual conference (2019). Co-curator of the exhibit Latter-day Gamers at the Harold B. Lee Library (2022) and on the accompanying San Diego Comic-Con Panel (2023), and is Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) compliant through September 15, 2025

Tschanz Rare Books actively buys and sells books, photographs, ephemera, maps, regional games and objects in our specialties: Utah & the Mormons, Interior West, Western National Parks, Western Indians, Railroads and Western Americana generally.

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 Tschanz.