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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
Condition
Near Fine/No Jacket
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STREETSVILLE, Ontario
Item Price:
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About This Item

New York: Houghton Mifflin., 1962 Classic book on ecology and the potential hazards of chemicals on the natural environment. Crisp, tight, clean copy in original green cloth boards, decorated endpapers.Slight scuffs on head & foot of spine, bookplate of previous owner, else near finer. (xvi), 368 pp, illus.index.. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by drawings by Lois and Louis Darling.

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
KALAMOS BOOKS CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
10628
Title
Silent Spring
Author
Carson, Rachel
Illustrator
drawings by Lois and Louis Darling
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin.
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1962
Keywords
POLLUTION ECOLOGY ENVIRONMENT
Bookseller catalogs
Nature & Wildlife;

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All books are carefully described. If the book you receive does not match,then please contact Kalamos Books, so we can address the problem. We can accept payments (Cash, Cheques, Postal Orders and International Money Orders)in your choice of the following currencies - CAN $, US$, UK Pounds and Euros - enquire for quotes at the current rate of exchange.

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KALAMOS BOOKS

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STREETSVILLE, Ontario
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About KALAMOS BOOKS

Kalamos Books specializes in Books about Greece (Ancient,Byzantine and particularly Modern Greece) and also books about the Balkans & Ottoman Turkey. As well there is a wide selection of Fiction including stories set in Greece, or by Greek authors, as well as historical novels. We can special order books from Greece and handle library purchase orders for books in Greek. In addition we have interesting travel books about other countries, and have some Canadiana and popular fiction.Ask about antique maps and prints and vintage postcards of Greece.

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