Silent Spring

By Carson, Rachel

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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Silent Spring.

by Carson, Rachel

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Raptis Rare Books
Published
1962
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 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 price-clipped dust jacket with some light rubbing to the extremities. Drawings by Lois and Louis Darling. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. In the late 1950s, Carson turned… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1962
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing stated. Signed by Rachel Carson on the half-title page. Bound in publisher's dark green cloth with gilt stamping to spine and front cover. Near Fine with gilt lightly tarnished, light rubbing to cloth at extremities, light bumping to crown and light splashing to yellow… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Book Room of Jenkintown
Published
1962
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Fine
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$999.00

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Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Darling, Lois and Louis (illustrator). First printing. Fine dark green cloth, gilt lettering fine on front. White, bright 368 pages, some illustrations. I have two copies. One DJ beneath mylar, green background with yellow illustration of plant in water on front and spine. One not in mylar with small… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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E. C. Rare Books
Published
1962
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Very Good
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First Edition.
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$750.00

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Carson, Rachel. SILENT SPRING. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1962). First Edition. Published on 27 September, 1962, this classic work documented the detrimental effects on the environment of the indiscriminate use of pesticides. Carson accused the chemical industry of spreading disinformation and public officials of accepting industry claims unquestioningly. A game changer and a wakeup call.
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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J. Mercurio Books, Maps, & Prints
Published
1962
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Fine
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1st Edition
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$750.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. DJ in archival cover price clipped. . Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1962.
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Silent Spring

by CARSON, Rachel

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Sandra L Hoekstra Bookseller
Published
1962
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Near fine
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1st Edition
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$500.00

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Boston: Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1962. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near fine/good. Lois and Louis Darling. First edition, first printing. 8vo; 368pp; gilt stamped dark green cloth over board with title on front cover and spine; decorative endpapers; illustrated; light scuff to spine tail; unclipped dust jacket; chipping and creasing to dj with loss to upper… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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mclinhavenbooks
Published
1962
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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$440.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Lois and Louis Darling. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date is 1962, first edition, first printing. Illustrated by Lois and Louis Darling. Original green cloth, dust jacket. First Edition. Carson's influential and important expose on environmental issues, specifically the detrimental effects… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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Terracotta Books
Published
1962
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Very Good
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First edition
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$375.00

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Cambridge, MA: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Very good or a little better stated first printing forest green clothbound hardcover. No dust jacket. Mildly faded gilt lettering on the front cover and spine with light rubbing at the edges and slight wear otherwise. Endpapers are waving white and black lines on a… Read more
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SILENT SPRING

by Carson, Rachel [1907-1964]; Darling, Lois & Louis [illus.]

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Second Story Books
Published
1962
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First Edtion, First Printing
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Boston & Cambridge MA: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press, 1962. First Edtion, First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo., 368pp.; VG/VG-, spine green with white text; green cloth spine with gilt title; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price clipped; gift inscription on ffep; minor shelf wear and bumping, some chipping to head and tail of spine, corners; some… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Timothy Norlen Bookseller
Published
1962
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Very Good
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First American Edition
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$315.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Nice copy of first printing. First printing stated and yellow topstain to pageblock still bright. Light wear to head of spine and two tips. Signature of former owner on front pastedown. No other markings. Text supple and clean. Price clipped jacket has minor edgewear at spine ends. The first… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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Books Express
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2008-09-09
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New
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9780395075067
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Silent Spring.

by CARSON, Rachel.

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Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books
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1962.
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Ink ownership signature on half-title; tiniest of areas of rubbing at corner tips; otherwise a fine copy in a jacket with some m
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First edition.
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Boston:: Houghton Mifflin,, 1962.. First edition.. publisher's cloth in dust jacket.. Ink ownership signature on half-title; tiniest of areas of rubbing at corner tips; otherwise a fine copy in a jacket with some minor creasing and rubbing along the edges and three very short closed tears.. 8vo,.
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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Books Express
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2009-02-06
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New
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9780449200797
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SILENT SPRING Easton Press

by Carson, Rachel

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Rare Book Cellar
Published
1991
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First Edition; First Printing
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; Books That Changed the World.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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SILENT SPRING Easton Press

by Rachel Carson

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Rare Book Cellar
Published
1991
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First Edition; First Printing
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with… Read more
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SILENT SPRING Easton Press

by Carson, Rachel

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1991
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First Edition; First Printing
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; Easton Press Collector's Library of Famous Editions; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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SILENT SPRING Easton Press

by Rachel Carson

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Rare Book Cellar
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1991
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First Edition; First Printing
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. Upper right corner of front panel rubbed… Read more
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SILENT SPRING Easton Press

by Rachel Carson

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Rare Book Cellar
Published
1991
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First Edition; First Printing
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. Bump to rear panel's upper right edge. This… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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Books Express
Published
1999-03-25
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Good
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9780140273717
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Sweet Beagle Books
Published
1962
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Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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Book Club Edition
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$250.00

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Houghton Mifflin: Riverside Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1962. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket has short tear and light edgewear, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, appears unread. Book club edition, published in 1962, the same year as the first edition. .… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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Moe's Books
Published
1962
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Very good
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Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. 1st printing. Dust jacket edgeworn, with a few creases to inner flap, but protected with Brodart.
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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The Title Page ABAA
Published
1962
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing
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$200.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. Original green cloth gilt, spine ends lightly crumpled and some shelfwear. Top edge stained yellow. Price clipped dust jacket soiled on lower panel and chipping and wear on edges and joints. 3 x 1/2" closed double tear and crease at top of upper panel. A milestone environmental work.. First Edition, First… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson illustrated by Lois and Louis Darling

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Pontaccio
Published
1962
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Very Good
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First edition
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Second Printing stated 358 pages Past ownership stamp on the top edge otherwise unmarked no underlining no dogeared corners. There are those brown stains on the back of the jacket but no sign of them on the rear board of the book (see pic). Polution! often credited with having instigated the environmental movement in America! This is an important research into… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1962, 1st edition, 1st printing. (hardcover) x, [6], 368pp. Very good plus in good dust jacket. 8vo. Evergreen smooth cloth boards, lettering in dull-gold to spine and top cover. Top edge yellow. Dust jacket design and artwork by Lois and Louis Darling. Dust jacket rubbed, edgewear; crease from bump at head… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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Wonder Book
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Crest Books. Used - Good. Good condition. Slightly dampstained.
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Ergodebooks
Published
1991-01-01
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Used:Good
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Easton Press, 1991-01-01. Leather Bound. Used:Good.
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Wonder Book
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Collectible - Very Good
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Houghton Mifflin Co.. Collectible - Very Good. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1962. Stated 1st printing. Hardcovers 8vo 368 pgs. B/w illustrations. Very good in a good dust jacket. Light wear to spine ends and corners. Owner's ink name to half title pg. Contents clean and binding sound. Jacket is edgeworn, chipped and torn. Rear panel has light foxing. Inquire… Read more
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Silent Spring

by CARSON, Rachel

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B & L Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscripts
Published
1962
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FIRST EDITION
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. FIRST EDITION. Original green publishers cloth, dust jacket in rough condition with some loss; scattered highlighting and underlining, but otherwise in very good condition. With a small pamphlet by Justice William O. Douglas, reprinted from the Book-of-the-Month Club News, praising Carson's book. First edition, later printing of the author's groundbreaking work on the environmental effects… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Cloud 9 Books
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Fine
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9780449238714
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Fawcett. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. 0449238717 Like New Condition. . Fine.
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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Books Express
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2002-09-03
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9780618253050
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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2002-06-04
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9780618253050
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Silent Spring (Penguin Modern Classics)

by Rachel Carson

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2000-05-05
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9780141184944
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Silent Spring: 25th Anniversary Edition

by Rachel Carson

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1987-07-05
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9780395453902
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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2002-10-22
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9780618249060
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1994-05-03
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9780395683293
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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The Easton Press. Used - Very Good. Light to moderate shelf wear. Complete. Clean pages.
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1977-02-12
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9780449231258
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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1962
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Very Good
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Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Hardcover. Very Good/No DJ. minor shelfwear
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1962-01-01
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9780395075067
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Houghton Mifflin, 1962-01-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.
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Silent Spring (Penguin Modern Classics)

by Rachel Carson

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2000-05-05
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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9780618253050
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1981-06-08
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9780449238714
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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2009-08-04
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9780449014554
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1985-07-07
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9780449209387
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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9780395075067
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Houghton Mifflin Company. Hardcover. 0395075068 Like New Condition. . Fine.
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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BookRanger
Published
1962
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Near Fine
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First Edition thus
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Hardcover. 368 pp. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston (1962). First Book-of-the-Month Club edition.SD (1962) on TP. BC deboss on rear board near spine. Very nice Near Fine copy, in a Very Good to Near Fine DJ with some chipping and three small closed tears. Front board has a slight shelf bump on the lower edge. Light dust-spotting of yellow-stained top edge… Read more
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Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson

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1994-09-15
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9780395683309
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Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

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Silent Spring (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics S.)

by Carson, Rachel

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Silent Spring (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics S.)

by Carson, Rachel

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