Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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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SILENT SPRING

by CARSON, Rachel

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1962
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper with moderate edgewear and a few small internal tape repairs. This book on the effects of pesticides is a landmark in environmental writing inspiring the movement that led to the banning of DDT and raising awareness of the important connection between humans and… Read more
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Silent Spring.

by Carson, Rachel

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1962
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. First edition of Carson's landmark work. Octavo, original green cloth. Signed by Rachel Carson on the half-title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with some light rubbing to the extremities. Drawings by Lois and Louis Darling. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. In the late 1950s, Carson turned her… Read more
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Environmentalist Rachel Carson signed "Silent Spring," 1962

by Carson, Rachel

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Rachel Carson "Silent Spring." Houghton Mifflin Co: Boston, 1962. First edition of Carson's landmark work. Octavo, original green cloth. Signed by Rachel Carson on the half-title page. Rachel Carson pushed for policies related to environmental preservation and human health protection. Signed "Rachel L Carson" on half title page. Carson began her career at the U.S. Bureau of fisheries, and… Read more
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Silent Spring

by CARSON, Rachel

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1962
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Very good
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Third printing
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Third printing. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo, 368pp. A very good copy in the publisher's dark green cloth. Gilt faded on front board, inner hinges tender, but not cracked. Scuffing to the top edge of the page block and somewhat to the fore-edge. This copy SIGNED by Carson in her trademark blue ink on the… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1962
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Fine
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First Edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing stated. A review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Bound in publisher's dark green cloth stamped in gilt, with yellow topstain. About Fine, with light foxing to textblock edge and faint rubbing to cloth at tips. In a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1964-01-01
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Silent Spring

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1962
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New York: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1962. First Edition. Lois and Louis Darling. Octavo. First printing. 368pp. Illustrated by Lois and Louis Darling, bibliography and Index. Carson is a biologist who became so concerned with the American environment and other parts of the world, on the effects of the pesticides now in general use. The facts she brings forward are… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1962
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Fine
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1st Edition
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Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Copy In a Fine Jacket.$5.00 on Flap. 1962/1962 First Edition.Excellent Copy of This Science Classic. Without Wear Superb .Terrific Copy..
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1962
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1st Edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. DJ in archival cover price clipped. . Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1962.
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Silent Spring

by CARSON, Rachel

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1962
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. hardcover. Illustrated by Lois & Louis Darling. 8vo, handsomely rebound in 1/2 green morocco, decoratively gilt spine. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. First Edition. Fine.<br/><br/> A fine copy of this landmark book.<br/><br/>
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1964-01-01
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Silent Spring.

by CARSON, Rachel.

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1962
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. The book that ignited the environmental movement First edition, first printing, of Carson's controversial account of the pesticide industry, of enormous consequence to the grassroots environmental movement, the deep ecology movement, and the rise of ecofeminism. Carson, a nature writer and Editor-in-Chief for the Fish & Wildlife service, had long been concerned about the widespread… Read more
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Silent Spring

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1962
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. A First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Near fine in a near fine unclipped dust jacket. Minute rubbing to the extremities of the jacket. An exceptional copy.
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1962
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First Printing
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. First Printing. Hardcover. Good/good. Lois and Louis Darling. Lois and Louis Darling. First Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Lean to spine, head and tail creased and rubbed. Boards warped. Small rubbed area on front board. Dust jacket rubbed and creased with chips and tears.
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1962
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First Edition
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Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. First Edition. Cloth . Very Good/Fair. In much edgeworn, chipped dustjacket. Darkening to verso. Not price clipped. Original price of $5 on front jacket flap. Pine green cloth covered boards with gold lettering. title centered in top half of front board. Spine is darkening and the gold lettering is somewhat blighted with… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1962
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First American Edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Nice copy of first printing. First printing stated and yellow topstain to pageblock still bright. Light wear to head of spine and two tips. Signature of former owner on front pastedown. No other markings. Text supple and clean. Price clipped jacket has minor edgewear at spine ends. The first… Read more
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Silent Spring

by CARSON, Rachel

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1962
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Bottom corner a little bumped and frayed, previous owner's named penned on the half title, else near fine in about very good dustwrapper with rubbing and small nicks at the spine ends. A classic of environmental literature, a long essay that appeared in *The New Yorker* and… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1962
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first
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Houghton Mifflin, 1962. first. hardcover. very good/very good. First edition, first printing stated on copyright page. Book very good, some minor rubbing, corners slightly bumped, some small spots at top edge. Dust jacket very good, some wear, small water stain on inside of dj on spine and at front panel to flap hinge.
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Silent Spring

by CARSON, Rachel

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1962
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Octavo, 368pp. A crisp, clean, very nice copy, with a tiny, but notable nick at the top front corner. Contemporary owner's name on the front free endpaper. In a near fine dust jacket, with commensurate wear at that corner, and one shade faded on the spine. Very gentle creasing to… Read more
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Silent Spring

by CARSON, RACHEL

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1962
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1st Edition
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Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1962. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/VG+. 8vo. Gilt lettered green cloth in price clipped dust jacket. Yellow top stain. Wear to extremities. Shallow chipping at head and heel of spine. One of the great early environmental books whose specific effect was the banning of the pesticide DDT. Collectible copy of the classic.
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1962
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First Edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Near Fine in an about Very Good jacket, unclipped ($5.00), bumped at the top edge and with a closed tear repaired on the verso. Green buckram with gilt lettering. Square and firmly bound with a yellow top stain, stained at the fore-edge, clean internally. Carson's enduring work highlighting… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1963
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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1963. A first edition, first printing published by Hamish Hamilton in 1963. A near fine copy marred only by some tape marks and slight spotting on the front and rear free endpapers. Top text block edge is dyed red and is solid. In a near fine clipped wrapper with some fading to the spine. … Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1991
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First Easton Press Collectors Edition
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 1991. First Easton Press Collectors Edition. Hardcover. Fine. A Fine, Superior, tight, and unread copy of the first Easton Press Edition, first Printing, Collector's Edition, in the Publisher's green leather with the spine lettered and decorated in gilt and the front board decorated in gilt as well. The leaves are printed on archival… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1962
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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… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1962
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Very Good Condition
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First Edition
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Riverside Press, Cambridge, MA, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Darling, Lois and Louis. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 368 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Previous owner's inscription and bookplate on endpapers. Minimal shelfwear to the cover. Corners are lightly bumped. Illustrator: Darling, Lois and… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1962
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. , 1962 First edition. 8vo. 368 pages. Dark green cloth stamped in gilt. Sharp and tight. Top page edges stained yellow. Some faint evidence of former attachments on endpages. no jacket. near Fine condition..
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson illustrated by Lois and Louis Darling

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1962
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First edition
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Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Riverside Press. First Edition, Second Printing; stated. 358 pages with illustrative drawings. Pollution! Often credited with having instigated the environmental movement in America! This is an important research into the damaging effects of certain chemicals being poured or released into the natural environments of Earth.
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Silent Spring (AUDIOBOOK) [CD] (UNABRIDGED) [Unabridged] [Audio CD]

by Rachel Carson

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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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Houghton Mifflin Company. Collectible - Good. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1962. Stated 1st printing. Hardcover 8vo 368 pgs. B/w illustrations. Good in a fair dust jacket. Wear to corners and spine ends with a small tear to cloth at top front corner. Contents clean and binding sound. Jacket edgeworn and has quite a few chips, some large, some small.… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1962
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Fine
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Lacking Dw. A fine copy - apparently unread - lacking dustjacket. No names, inscriptions, bookplates. Perfect for rebinding, if that's your thing.
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1962
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Houghton Mifflin Co, 1962. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 1962; Boston; 3rd printing; green cloth covered boards with gold titles; light edge wear; dust jacket in brodart like cover; jacket is worn at edges with some chips and tears; Interior is clean and unmarked; 8vo - over 7 3/4" to 9 3/4" tall; 368 pages
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Silent Spring (Perennial Bestseller Collection)

by Carson, Rachel

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9780783880532
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1962
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Silent Spring

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1962
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Hardcover. Near Fine. Hardcover in blue cloth boards with title stamped in gilt on front and spine. Early printing of this iconic and influential book. Crisp and clean condition, with tight binding and sharp corners. Patterned endpapers. 8vo. 368 pp. including index.
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Silent Spring

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1981-06-12
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9780449238714
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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SILENT SPRING

by Carson, Rachel

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1991
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Easton PRESS. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1991. Hardcover. Near Fine, gently read. Collector's Edition. Full leather with hubbed spine, moire silk endpapers, all edges gilt and a satin ribbon bound in. Smyth-sewn on acid neutral paper. Free of former owner writing or bookplates. * (this book is in our possession. We ship most books six… Read more
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Silent Spring: 25th Anniversary Edition

by Carson, Rachel

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1987-09-27
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9780395453896
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Silent Spring

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1994-01-01
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Silent Spring

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1977-02-12
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9780449231258
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1962
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Very Good/No Dust Wrapper
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later Printing
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Houghton. Very Good/No Dust Wrapper. 1962. later Printing. Hard Cover.
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Silent Spring (Penguin Modern Classics)

by Carson, Rachel

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2000-09-28
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9780141184944
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Silent Spring (Japanese Edition) (Paperback)

by Rachel Carson

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9784102074015
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1994
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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9780395683309
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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9781974930340
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1991
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The Easton Press, 1991. Hard cover. Very good/No jacket. Carson's ecological disaster classic that exposed the horrific effects of human attempts to control our environment, bound in handsome leather.
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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9780395075067
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Silent Spring: 25th Anniversary Edition

by Carson, Rachel

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