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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Darling, Lois and Louis (illustrator). First printing. Fine dark green cloth, gilt lettering fine on front. White, bright 368 pages, some illustrations. I have two copies. One DJ beneath mylar, green background with yellow illustration of plant in water on front and spine. One not in mylar with small (3/8” tear at top of DJ. Both are first edition, first printing. A landmark in environmental journalism.

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
Book Room of Jenkintown US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio6
Title
Silent Spring
Author
Carson, Rachel
Illustrator
Lois and Louis Darling
Format/binding
8vo
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Good/Very Good
Quantity available
2
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1962

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spine
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jacket
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Cloth
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gilt
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fine
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