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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
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Beverly Hills, California
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About This Item

Houghton Mifflin, 1962. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First printing, as stated on the copyright page. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. Stamped on the title page "Mark Twain Library". Handwritten numbers also found on the title page. Front free endpaper is stamped "Discarded". Library card and and pocket affixed to the back free endpaper. Original price of $5.00 printed on the front free endpaper. Book has slight edgewear along the board edges; slight moisture damage to the back of the fore edge pages; and light soiling overall. Dust jacket has more significant moisture damage, mostly affecting the back panel; chipping at the corners and spine ends; and library identification stickers affixed to the spine and back panel.

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
Bookbid Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1501055
Title
Silent Spring
Author
Carson, Rachel
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Date published
1962

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About Bookbid Rare Books

Bookbid Rare Books is a rare book dealer located in Beverly Hills, California. The family run company has sold modern literary first editions and children's books for over 20 years. Member of ABAA, ILAB.

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Copyright page
The page in a book that describes the lineage of that book, typically including the book's author, publisher, date of...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[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]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
fore edge
The portion of a book that is opposite the spine.   That part of a book which faces the wall when shelved in a...[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]

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