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Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit. by  Al Gore - Signed First Edition - 1992 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 119478)

Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit.

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Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit.

by Gore, Al

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About This Item

New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992. First edition, early printing of the author's classic work. Octavo, original half cloth. Association copy, lengthily inscribed by the author in the year of publication on the front free endpaper, "For my friend Larry Pressler, with respect and thanks, Al Gore 2/19/92 (P.S. You were kind to purchase a book, and I wanted you to have this one too.)" The recipient Larry Pressler was a colleague of Gore's in the United States Senate and close friend. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Michaela Sullivan. Photograph of the author by Terry Ashe.


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Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit.
Gore, Al
Book condition
second hand
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Al Gore First Edition Signed, Earth in the Balance First Edition

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.


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Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [more]
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Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
Association copy
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First Edition
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