Rare Book Sale

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

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.

Online Book Sale

Member preview launches at 8am GMT (midnight PST)

Opens to the public at 12:00pm PST

Local Book Sale at Letterform Archive in San Francisco

Member preview: 10am-12:00pm PST

Open to the public: 12:00pm–4:00pm PST

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


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