by CARSON, Rachel
- Ink ownership signature on half-title; tiniest of areas of rubbing at corner tips; otherwise a fine copy in a jacket with some m
Rochester, New York
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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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- Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books (US)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- Silent Spring.
- CARSON, Rachel
- Publisher's cloth in dust jacket.
- Book condition
- Used - Ink ownership signature on half-title; tiniest of areas of rubbing at corner tips; otherwise a fine copy in a jacket with some m
- First edition.
- Houghton Mifflin,
- Place of Publication
- Date published
- 368 pp.
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