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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Collectible - Very Good
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Frederick, Maryland
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About This Item

Houghton Mifflin Company. Collectible - Very Good. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1962. Stated 1st printing. Hardcovers 8vo 368 pgs. B/w illustrations. Very good in a good dust jacket. Light wear to spine ends and corners. Owner's ink name to half title pg. Contents clean and binding sound. Jacket is edgeworn, chipped and torn. Rear panel has light foxing. Inquire if you need further information.

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
Wonder Book US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
B33696-N
Title
Silent Spring
Author
Rachel Carson
Book condition
Used - Collectible - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company

Terms of Sale

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RETURNS are cheerfully accepted up to 30 days. We ship out within 1-2 business days and U.S. Standard Shipments usually arrive within 6-9 business days, Priority 3-6.

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Wonder Book

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Biblio.co.uk member since: 2003
Frederick, Maryland
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About Wonder Book

With 3 stores less than 1 hour outside the DC/Metropolitan area (1 in Gaithersburg, 1 in Frederick and 1 in Hagerstown, MD), we have the largest selection of books in the tri-state area. Wonder Book and Video has been in business since 1980 and online since 1997. We have over 1 Million books for sale on our website and another 1 Million books for sale in our 3 locations. We have a very active online inventory and as such, we can receive multiple orders for the same item. We fill those orders on a first come first serve basis, but will refund promptly any items that are out of stock. Since 1980 it has always been about the books. ALL kinds of books from 95 cent children\'s paperbacks to five figure rare and collectibles. A merging of the old and new is where we started, and it is where we are today. Our retail stores have always been places where a reader can rush in looking for a title needed for a term paper that is due the next day, or where bibliophiles can get lost \"in the stacks\" for as long as they wish. In 2002 USAToday recognized us as \"1 of 10 Great Old Bookstores\", and we have been featured in numerous other newspaper and TV stories including Washington Post and CSpan.

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half title
The blank front page which appears just prior to the title page, and typically contains only the title of the book, although, at...[more]
spine
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jacket
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