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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 Lighter Branches of Agriculture


FIRST EDITION. Substantial 8vo, pp. xx, 346 + amply illustrated with b/w frontis, illustrations and plates. Attractive cornflower blue art deco style-illustrated cloth, lettered and decorated in white. Rubbed and bruised at extremities, some staining to upper board, a few spots to edges. Endpapers and half-title foxed, else, clean and bright. A very good copy of the sixth and final volume in Chapman and Hall’s The Woman’s Library. Jisc LHD lists seven holdings in the UK: the legal deposit libraries (except NLW/LGC), plus UoLeeds and UoReading (in its Museum of English Rural Life collection). Unusual in the trade.