Sandplay Bookstore

Every Sandplay book on this page is linked to  Each book you buy through Amazon through the links here will earn a 15% associate fee which we will contribute to Project Open Hand, a non-profit organization which provides food to people with HIV disease in San Francisco.

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General Books

Healing and Transformation in Sandplay, by Ruth Ammann

Sandplay:  Silent Workshop of the Psyche, by Katherine Bradway.

Sandplay Studies, by Katherine Bradway et al.

Symbols Come Alive in the Sand, by Evalyn Dundas

Sandplay:  Past, Present and Future, by Rie Rogers Mitchell and Harriet Friedman

Images of the Self in Sandplay, by Estelle Weinrib

Symbol Books and Dictionaries

Dictionary of Symbols and Imagery, by deVries.  Click on the link and try Amazon.  If they don't have it, you can call the place I found it: Fields Bookstore (1419 Polk, San Francisco, 415-673-2027). They do not have a website.  Call them, they may have a source to buy it.

The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs by Robert Beer

The Body:  An Encyclopedia of Archetypal Symbolism, edited by George Elder.  Beautiful book with much of the work of ARAS

A Dictionary of Symbols, edited by Jean Chevalier. 1200 pages of symbol elaboration.  An excellent book whether you have the deVries book(out of print) or not!

The Chiron Dictionary of Greek and Roman Mythology

The Herder Dictionary of Symbols


If you would like more,
STA/ISST website has a bibliography worth exploring:


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