Item Details

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 Walled City [SIGNED]

Description

FIRST THUS, SIGNED BY AUTHOR. 8vo. Red buckram, spine lettered in light blue. Top edge blue (faded). Bruising to head of spine, lightly soiled and faded. Book Society ex libris – “W. Cowdew.” – to front pastedown, offsetting to feps. Signed by Huxley in blue pen to verso of half-title. Else, clean and tight. In Edward Bawden’s original dust jacket: creasing and two closed tears to top edge of front panel, red bleed-through from cloth to joint of front flap and top corner and leading edge of rear panel. Still, Bawden’s cover art remains striking.

Price

£100.00