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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.

The Forbidden Zone


FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. [x], [199], [1] + illustrated frontis reproducing Percy Smith’s drypoint ‘Solitude’. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt embossed design echoing the docked solitary tree of ‘Solitude’ to upper board. Spine baggy, spine ends frayed, extremities bruised and top corner bumped, slight warp and faint bloom to boards, wear to blind-stamped Heinemann device. Grey marbled endpapers tanned. Foxing to front and rear, musty. Else, clean. A robust copy of Borden’s celebrated WWI collection.