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Rare Book Sale

Take a bit of the Archive home with you at our annual book sale!

  • Date
  • Time
  • What Annual Book Sale
  • Where Onsite at Letterform Archive, and Online on our website

We’re clearing out a treasure trove of rare duplicates from the collection, from 19th–20th-century type specimens and hard-to-find design books and periodicals, to ephemera and other design collectibles. This is the perfect place to discover something special for your own collection or to snag a few unique holiday gifts, whether you attend the local sale or browse our special online selection from wherever you are.

Members get early access to the sale. If you are not yet a member, you can join here.

Online Book Sale

Member preview is now live! Get the link.
Now open the public!

Local Book Sale at Letterform Archive in San Francisco

Member preview: 10am–12:00pm PST
Open to the public: 12:00pm–4:00pm PST

Admission to our current exhibition, Subscription to Mischief: Graffiti Zines of the 1990s, will be free during the sale.

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