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Silent Spring by  Rachel CARSON - 1st Edition - 1962 - from Sandra L Hoekstra Bookseller (SKU: 20)

Silent Spring

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Silent Spring

by CARSON, Rachel

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  • near fine
  • First
Condition
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About This Item

Boston: Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1962. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near fine/good. Lois and Louis Darling. First edition, first printing. 8vo; 368pp; gilt stamped dark green cloth over board with title on front cover and spine; decorative endpapers; illustrated; light scuff to spine tail; unclipped dust jacket; chipping and creasing to dj with loss to upper and lower edges; near fine in good dj. Classic work of Carson's on the environmental dangers of pesticide use in our world. Ecology.

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
Sandra L Hoekstra Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
20
Title
Silent Spring
Author
CARSON, Rachel
Illustrator
Lois and Louis Darling
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Near fine
Jacket condition
good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press Cambridge
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1962
Keywords
Ecology, Nature, Pesticides, Natural World

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About the Seller

Sandra L Hoekstra Bookseller

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About Sandra L Hoekstra Bookseller

We are a small shop located on U.S. Rte 1 in mid-coast Maine, open two days a week and by appointment. You can also find us at book shows. We sell antiquarian, collectible, out-of-print, and rare, books, maps, prints and interesting ephemera. Watch our facebook page for updates on hours and closures.

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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]
Cloth
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
fine
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spine
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First Edition
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