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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Good
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About This Item

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. Original green cloth gilt, spine ends lightly crumpled and some shelfwear. Top edge stained yellow. Price clipped dust jacket soiled on lower panel and chipping and wear on edges and joints. 3 x 1/2" closed double tear and crease at top of upper panel. A milestone environmental work.. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Lois and Louis Darling . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.

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
The Title Page ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
WN43299
Title
Silent Spring
Author
Rachel Carson
Illustrator
Lois and Louis Darling
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1962
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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The Title Page ABAA

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Rosemont, Pennsylvania
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About The Title Page ABAA

Approximately 60,000 books displayed in our storefront with another 50,000 in an available storage facility. It is a general, out of print, and antiquarian book store. A gem in the heart of Rosemont, we believe in personal service to the customer. We also search for books.

Glossary

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soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
price clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[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]
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]
shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.
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]
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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