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Silent Spring by  Rachel Carson - First Printing - 1962 - from Booked Up, Inc. (SKU: 1810)

Silent Spring

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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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  • good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Good/good
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About This Item

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.

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
Booked Up, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1810
Title
Silent Spring
Author
Carson, Rachel
Illustrator
Lois and Louis Darling
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1962

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Booked Up, Inc.

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Glossary

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
tail
The heel of the spine.
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]
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]

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