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Unsafe At Any Speed

by NADER, RALPH

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First Edition. A fine copy in a very good, chipped dust jacket. A publication of nearly-seismic importance; this is a book that
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About This Item

New York: Grossman, 1965. First Edition. A fine copy in a very good, chipped dust jacket. A publication of nearly-seismic importance; this is a book that profoundly changed our world.

Synopsis

Unsafe at Any Speed: The Designed-In Dangers of the American Automobile by Ralph Nader, published in 1965, is a book detailing resistance by car manufacturers to the introduction of safety features, like seat belts, and their general reluctance to spend money on improving safety. It was a pioneering work of consumer advocacy, openly polemical but containing substantial references and material from industry insiders. It made Nader a household name and the style is often imitated.

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Bookseller
Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
33193P
Title
Unsafe At Any Speed
Author
NADER, RALPH
Book condition
Used - First Edition. A fine copy in a very good, chipped dust jacket. A publication of nearly-seismic importance; this is a book that
Publisher
Grossman
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1965

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

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About Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

With more than 35 years experience in the rare book trade, Peter L. Stern and Co., Inc. has established itself as a highly regarded firm of antiquarian booksellers.

Specializing in 19th and 20th century literature, signed and inscribed books, and manuscripts we maintain a high quality inventory. Our shop is located in the heart of Newton Centre where we are open by chance or appointment

In the long-standing tradition of the rare book trade we continue to mail regular catalogues to our customers. We are easily accessible via the MBTA Green Line's D Branch. We travel widely and attend both international and local book fairs.

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First Edition
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