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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1962, 1st edition, 1st printing. (hardcover) x, [6], 368pp. Very good plus in good dust jacket. 8vo. Evergreen smooth cloth boards, lettering in dull-gold to spine and top cover. Top edge yellow. Dust jacket design and artwork by Lois and Louis Darling. Dust jacket rubbed, edgewear; crease from bump at head of front panel, extending from front flap corner; chipping at heel of spine; price clipped. With these blemishes duly noted, the jacket does look sharp in protective mylar. Internally tight, bright, and clean. An attractive, square copy of this seminal first edition..

Synopsis

Silent Spring is a book written by Rachel Carson and published by Houghton Mifflin in September 1962. The book is widely credited with helping launch the environmental movement. When Silent Spring was published, Rachel Carson was already a well-known writer on natural history, but had not previously been a social critic.

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Bookseller
Spafford Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
123653
Title
Silent Spring
Author
Carson, Rachel
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Keywords
Ecology and Environment, Environment, Environmental Impact, Environmentalism, Science
Bookseller catalogs
Nature and Environment;

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45 + years buying and selling. Large stock dealing with western Canada, fur trade, Indigenous Peoples, general antiquarian. Open by appointment or chance! Call 1-306-525-4910.

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...[more]
price clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
First Edition
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heel
The lower most portion of the spine when the book is standing vertically.

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