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Quair Books

Quair Books specialises in modern literary and visual cultures, particularly alternative, different and radical authors/artists, presses and histories. We also hold a small general stock, with a focus on rare, significant and bonny books. We trade at fairs, online and via catalogue. Private Premises.

Poems on Several Occasions


Third, and most comprehensive, edition. 8vo, pp. vi, 120. Half speckled calf over marbled boards, gilt ruling and red morocco title label to spine. Green ribbon marker. Decorative head and tail pieces. Front joint and nicks to spine professionally repaired, rear joint tender. Rubbed, corners bruised and worn, a little chipped. Edges browned. Two later POIs to front pastedown: ‘R. A. Bell/ April 1948’ and ‘SFY[?]/ 5. 6. 16’. Some light foxing and tanning, offsetting from ribbon to pp. 70-71. Else, clean and tidy. Dedicated to William Pulteney, Earl of Bath from ‘Eliz. Carter,’ and with congratulatory verses by George, Lord Lyttleton. Includes two articles from The Rambler, nos. 44 and 100. ESTC T82899. Not particularly rare, but quite lovely.