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Carson, Rachel

Published by The Easton Press, Norwalk (1991)

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From: Browse Awhile Books (Tipp City, OH, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: The Easton Press, Norwalk, 1991. Full Leather Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Lois and Louis Darling (illustrator). Ornate gilt titles on black leather. 368pp, gilt-edged. Silk moire end papers. Bound-in satin ribbon bookmark. Bookplate signed by the author Ed Wingham on half-title page. Size: Large Octavo. Seller Inventory # 01115888

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CARSON, Rachel (Introduction by Peter Matthiessen)

Published by Folio Society, London (2000)

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From: Sawtooth Books, ABAA (SANTA FE, NM, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Folio Society, London, 2000. Hardcover. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. This is a new edition of the classic work by Rachel Carson, published in 1962. Peter Matthiessen provides an interesting and insightful account of how Carson's work went from an extended article in The New Yorker to a best-selling and groundbreaking work. Fine in colored boards with no dust jacket as issued. With publisher's slipcase. Illustrations by Jonathan Hitchens. Signed by Matthiessen on a laid in bookplate. Seller Inventory # 24387

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Carson, Rachel

Published by Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston (1962)

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From: Pelican Bay Books (Anacortes, WA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1962. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Inscribed by author on half-title, 'Best Wishes to friend and colleague Edward A Power - Rachel Carson'. Book-of-the-Month club. Green cloth boards have light rubbing to top and bottom of spine, light smudging to page edges, else Fine. Dust jacket has light wear and chipping to corners and spine ends with two small closed tears to top rear. Rear of dust jacket also has a some soiling and minor moisture wave to top third. Signed By Author. Seller Inventory # 10000000004293

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Carson, Rachel

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston (1962)

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From: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB (Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 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 dust jacket with some light rubbing to the extremities. Drawings by Lois and Louis Darling. In the late 1950s, Carson turned her attention to conservation, especially environmental problems that she believed were caused by synthetic pesticides. The result was Silent Spring, which brought environmental concerns to the American public. "Her book is a cry to the reading public to help curb private and public programs which by use of poisons will end by destroying life on earth. . Miss Carson, with the fervor of an Ezekiel, is trying to save nature and mankind" (The New York Times). Silent Spring "became a runaway bestseller, with international reverberations It is well crafted, fearless and succinct Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters" (Mattheissen, Time). Named by TIME Magazine as one of the 100 best and most influential non-fiction books since 1923 and by Modern Library as one of the 100 greatest non-fiction books of the twentieth century. In 2006, it was named one of the 25 greatest science books of all time by the editors of Discover Magazine. Seller Inventory # 83522

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Carson, Rachel; Peterson, Roger Tory

Published by Houghton Mifflin (1962)

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From: Callaghan Books South (New Port Richey, FL, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Very Good. Darling, Lois and Louis (illustrator). Houghton Mifflin, 1962. (3d ptg.) Larger, thicker book, fine dark green cloth, gilt lettering fine on front, very fine on spine, black and light blue wavy line design with gray background inside covers and adjacent end papers, 368 lightly browned pages, some illustrations. Includes a pamphlet from the Rachel Carson Trust for the Living Environment, a newspaper photo of Carson, a typed letter signed by Roger Tory Peterson to Mrs. Louis A. Longo with envelope, and a typed note signed by Rachel Carson thanking Longo for comments on this book. DJ beneath mylar, green background with yellow illustration of plant in water on front and spine, white back lightly and uniformly browned. DJ has slight surface wear to top front tip and bottom front bookfold edge, spine edges too, two microtears at bottom back edge. Near Very Good DJ/Near Very Fine book. Cloth. Fine/Near Very Good. Illus. by Darling, Lois and Louis. Seller Inventory # 37159

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Rachel Carson

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company (1962)

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From: E. B. Books (Vancouver, BC, Canada)

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About this Item: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF TITLE PAGE. Houghton Mifflin Company Boston, The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1962. First edition and first printing stated on copyright page. Complete with original dustjacket. Book in FINE condition, just some minor rubs at tips and edges, straight and square, clean unmarked pages, sharp corners, no bumps. Dustjacket in NEAR FINE condition with minor rubs on spine, no chips, original $5.00 price on front flap. 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 their environment which hitherto had been generally taken for granted. Silent Spring became a runaway bestseller, with international reverberations. It is well crafted, fearless and succinct. Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters. This copy is INSCRIBED "Best wishes of Rachel Carson" by the author on the half-title page. Signed copies of this important book, one of the most important of the century by many standards, are rather scarce as, ironically, Carson died of cancer less than two years after its publication. Photos provided on request. $5,000. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 002030

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