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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.



FIRST US EDITION. 8vo. Quarter black cloth over beige paper boards, sliver lettering to spine. Pushing to head of spine, bottom corners bumped, else, clean, tight and tidy. In near fine dust jacket by Lawrence Ratzkin, with author photograph by Didion’s daughter Quintana Roo Dunne to rear panel: lightly toned, light edgewear. Near fine/ near fine. A lovely copy of Didion’s report on her trip to El Salvador: ‘Terror is the given of the place’.