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Unsafe At Any Speed. by  Ralph Nader - Signed First Edition - 1965 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 914)

Unsafe At Any Speed.

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Unsafe At Any Speed.

by Nader, Ralph

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About This Item

New York: Grossman, 1965. First edition. Octavo, original red cloth. Warmly inscribed by Ralph Nader on the title page. Near fine in a very dust jacket. Unsafe At Any Speed was Ralph Nader's breakthrough work that detailed resistance by car manufacturers to the introduction of safety features, like seat belts, and their general reluctance to spend money on improving safety. Named by TIME Magazine as one of the 100 best and most influential non-fiction books since 1923.

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
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
914
Title
Unsafe At Any Speed.
Author
Nader, Ralph
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Grossman
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1965
Keywords
Ralph Nader, Ralph Nader First Edition Signed, Unsafe at Any Speed First Edition Signed

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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jacket
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inscribed
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fine
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octavo
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First Edition
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