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Silent Spring.

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Silent Spring.

by CARSON, Rachel

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Ink ownership signature on half-title; tiniest of areas of rubbing at corner tips; otherwise a fine copy in a jacket with some m
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About This Item

Boston:: Houghton Mifflin,, 1962.. First edition.. publisher's cloth in dust jacket.. Ink ownership signature on half-title; tiniest of areas of rubbing at corner tips; otherwise a fine copy in a jacket with some minor creasing and rubbing along the edges and three very short closed tears.. 8vo,.

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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Details

Bookseller
Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
69654
Title
Silent Spring.
Author
CARSON, Rachel
Format/binding
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
Edition
First edition.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin,
Place of Publication
Boston:
Date published
1962.
Pages
368 pp.
Size
8vo,

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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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
First Edition
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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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