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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Charles Agvent
Published
1962
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Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper with moderate edgewear and a few small internal tape repairs
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First Edition
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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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Raptis Rare Books
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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 very good price-clipped 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… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
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1962
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing stated. Signed by Rachel Carson on the half-title page. Bound in publisher's dark green cloth with gilt stamping to spine and front cover. Near Fine with gilt lightly tarnished, light rubbing to cloth at extremities, light bumping to crown and light splashing to yellow… Read more
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Silent Spring (Perennial Bestseller Collection)

by Carson, Rachel

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Cloud 9 Books
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Fine
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9780783880532
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G K Hall & Co. Hardcover. 0783880537 Like New Condition. . Fine.
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Back of Beyond Books, ABAA
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1962
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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First Edition; Fifth Printing
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Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin and Co. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1962. First Edition; Fifth Printing. Hardcover. A signed, first edition, fifthprinting of Rachel Carson's monumental book, "Silent Spring." Dust jacket has a green background with white and yellow text and illustration; boards are dark green cloth with gilt title on front and spine, top… 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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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… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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E. C. Rare Books
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1962
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Very Good
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First Edition.
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Carson, Rachel. SILENT SPRING. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1962). First Edition. Published on 27 September, 1962, this classic work documented the detrimental effects on the environment of the indiscriminate use of pesticides. Carson accused the chemical industry of spreading disinformation and public officials of accepting industry claims unquestioningly. A game changer and a wakeup call.
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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J. Mercurio Books, Maps, & Prints
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1962
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Fine
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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 Rachel Carson

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2008-09-09
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9780395075067
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Silent Spring

by CARSON, Rachel

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1962
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Near fine
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1st Edition
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Boston: Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1962. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near fine/good. Lois and Louis Darling. First edition, first printing. 8vo; 368pp; gilt stamped dark green cloth over board with title on front cover and spine; decorative endpapers; illustrated; light scuff to spine tail; unclipped dust jacket; chipping and creasing to dj with loss to upper… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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2009-08-04
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9780449014554
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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9780449200797
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Silent Spring.

by CARSON, Rachel.

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1962.
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Ink ownership signature on half-title; tiniest of areas of rubbing at corner tips; otherwise a fine copy in a jacket with some m
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First edition.
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Boston:: Houghton Mifflin,, 1962.. First edition.. publisher's cloth in dust jacket.. Ink ownership signature on half-title; tiniest of areas of rubbing at corner tips; otherwise a fine copy in a jacket with some minor creasing and rubbing along the edges and three very short closed tears.. 8vo,.
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SILENT SPRING Easton Press

by Carson, Rachel

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Rare Book Cellar
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1991
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First Edition; First Printing
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition. ; Books That Changed the World.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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SILENT SPRING Easton Press

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1991
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First Edition; First Printing
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with… Read more
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SILENT SPRING Easton Press

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1991
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First Edition; First Printing
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. Upper right corner of front panel rubbed… Read more
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SILENT SPRING Easton Press

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1991
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition. ; Easton Press Collector's Library of Famous Editions; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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SILENT SPRING Easton Press

by Rachel Carson

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1991
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First Edition; First Printing
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. Bump to rear panel's upper right edge. This… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Sweet Beagle Books
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1962
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Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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Book Club Edition
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Houghton Mifflin: Riverside Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1962. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket has short tear and light edgewear, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, appears unread. Book club edition, published in 1962, the same year as the first edition. .… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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Moe's Books
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1962
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Very good
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Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. 1st printing. Dust jacket edgeworn, with a few creases to inner flap, but protected with Brodart.
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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Ergodebooks
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1962-01-01
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Used:Good
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9780395075067
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Houghton Mifflin, 1962-01-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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The Title Page ABAA
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1962
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing
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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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9780618253050
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Hardcover. 061825305X 1962 Houghton Mifflin hard cover 1st edition 1st printing stated - ex-library whose evidence is stamp on page edge - envelope and label inside back cover - tape marks on cover - label on dust jacket - wear to front end paper - some wear to edge of cover - some scuffing to dust jacket… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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9780618249060
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Houghton Mifflin Company. PAPERBACK. 0618249060 1962 Houghton Mifflin hard cover 1st edition 1st printing stated - ex-library whose evidence is stamp on page edge - envelope and label inside back cover - tape marks on cover - label on dust jacket - wear to front end paper - some wear to edge of cover - some scuffing to dust jacket… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1962, 1st edition, 1st printing. (hardcover) x, [6], 368pp. Very good plus in good dust jacket. 8vo. Evergreen smooth cloth boards, lettering in dull-gold to spine and top cover. Top edge yellow. Dust jacket design and artwork by Lois and Louis Darling. Dust jacket rubbed, edgewear; crease from bump at head… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1991-01-01
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Bookbid Rare Books
Published
1962
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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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… Read more
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Silent Spring

by CARSON, Rachel

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B & L Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscripts
Published
1962
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FIRST EDITION
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. FIRST EDITION. Original green publishers cloth, dust jacket in rough condition with some loss; scattered highlighting and underlining, but otherwise in very good condition. With a small pamphlet by Justice William O. Douglas, reprinted from the Book-of-the-Month Club News, praising Carson's book. First edition, later printing of the author's groundbreaking work on the environmental effects… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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2002-10-22
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9780618253050
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson illustrated by Lois and Louis Darling

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Pontaccio
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1962
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Very Good
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First edition
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First Edition, Second Printing; stated. 358 pages with illustrative drawings. Past ownership stamp on the top edge of respected arborist, arboriculturist tree expert, Philip L. Rusden and pencil inscription to him on the title page. There are brown stains on the back inside of the jacket but no sign of them on the rear cover board of the book (see… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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2002-09-03
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9780618253050
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Silent Spring (Penguin Modern Classics)

by Rachel Carson

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2000-05-05
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9780141184944
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Hardcover. B005OI11O2 . New.
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Silent Spring: 25th Anniversary Edition

by Rachel Carson

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1987-07-05
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9780395453902
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Silent Spring

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2002-10-22
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9780618249060
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1994-05-03
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9780395683293
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1977-02-12
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9780449231258
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1982-07-12
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by Carson, Rachel

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1962
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Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Hardcover. Very Good/No DJ. minor shelfwear
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Silent Spring

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Silent Spring

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2002
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002. Hardcover. New. 8.25 x 5.5 cm.
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1981-06-08
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9780449238714
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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2009-08-04
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SILENT SPRING

by CARSON RACHEL

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