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Carson, RachelSilent Spring
$950.00
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1962
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Third Printing. Hardcover. Very good +/very good. Non personalized brief INSCRIPTION with signature by the author on the half title page: "Best Wishes, Rachel Carson Oct, 1962". Additionally laid in is a folded 8 page tribute written by Ann Cottrell Free which was was issued by The Federation of Homemakers in July, 1965. Originally published by The Washington Post, this was written by the author to commemorate the one year anniversary of Rachel Carson's death....
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Carson, RachelSILENT SPRING [SIGNED]
$1,000.00
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. First edition. Octavo, 368pp. Hardcover without jacket in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Rubbing to green cloth-bound boards, particularly at corners. Small spots of soiling to fore-edge of text block. Occasional spots of offsetting throughout text due to news clippings that had been laid in. Binding shakes very lightly. Inscribed by Rachel Carson on the half-title page. Shelve: CASE #2 Spine is green with gilt text. Dupont. First edition....
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Carson, RachelSilent Spring
$1,600.00
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1962
Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Association copy. This copy is inscribed to L.G. Bartholomew on the half-title page, the first person mentioned in the acknowledgments at the beginning of the book. It is dated August 19, 1962, one month before publication. Book has lean. Chipping to jacket at spine ends, along with two-inch tear at top of spine along rear spine gutter There is also a one-inch tear a couple other small chips. $5.00 price...
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CARSON RACHELSILENT SPRING
$1,950.00
Publisher: BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN, 1962
BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN, 1962. THIRD PRINTING . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7 3/4 " - 9 3/4 " tall. LOIS AND LOUIS DARLING. light chipping and wear to edges of jacket , with author's neat plain ink signature on half-title page . CLEAN GIFT QUALITY COPY. Signed.
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Carson, Rachel; Peterson, Roger TorySilent Spring
$3,900.00
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1962
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...
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CARSON, RachelSILENT SPRING
$4,375.00
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper with light chipping to the spine head and minor edgewear. 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. This copy is INSCRIBED "To Eunice/with best wishes" and SIGNED by...
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Carson, RachelSILENT SPRING [SIGNED]
$1,000.00
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. First edition. Octavo, 368pp. Hardcover without jacket in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Rubbing to green cloth-bound boards, particularly at corners. Small spots of soiling to fore-edge of text block. Occasional spots of offsetting throughout text due to news clippings that had been laid in. Binding shakes very lightly. Inscribed by Rachel Carson on the half-title page. Shelve: CASE #2 Spine is green with gilt text. Dupont. First edition....
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CARSON, RachelSILENT SPRING
$3,500.00
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper with light chipping to the spine head and minor edgewear. 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. This copy is INSCRIBED "To Eunice/with best wishes" and SIGNED by...
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CARSON, Rachel (Introduction by Peter Matthiessen)Silent Spring
$300.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Folio Society, London, 2000
Used. 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.
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Carson, RachelSILENT SPRING [SIGNED]
$1,000.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1962
Used. Octavo, 368pp. Hardcover without jacket in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Rubbing to green cloth-bound boards, particularly at corners. Small spots of soiling to fore-edge of text block. Occasional spots of offsetting throughout text due to news clippings that had been laid in. Binding shakes very lightly. Inscribed by Rachel Carson on the half-title page. Shelve: CASE #2 Spine is green with gilt text. Dupont.
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[United States]
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Carson, RachelSilent Spring
$1,350.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1962
Used - Very Good. ~Pelican Bay Books is a real, family-owned bookstore perched on the edge of the Salish Sea in Anacortes, Washington since 1992. Customer satisfaction is our first priority and we respond to all inquiries promptly. Books are generally shipped the same or next business day and include tracking. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Inscribed by author on half-title, 'Best Wishes to friend and collegue Edward A Power - Rachel Carson'. Book-of-the-Month club. Green cloth boards...
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Carson, RachelSilent Spring
$1,595.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, New York, 1962
Used - Very Good. VG/VG Minus 1st Edition/1st Printing. Attached to front end page is handwritten SIGNED postcard (postmarked 1963) from author: "Dear Mr. Montemarano, I hope you will find much pleasure in your interesting hobby and I'm glad to send my autograph for your collection. Sincerely, Rachel Carson". Prev. owner's bookplate on inside cover. Tape residue on ffep. DJ price-clipped with edge wear and chips at spine ends. Also includes laid-in original 1982 NY Times article entitled... (THE SILENT SPRING ENVIRONMENTAL)
Daniel Montemarano
[United States]
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Carson, RachelSilent Spring
$1,600.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1962
Used - Very Good. Association copy. This copy is inscribed to L.G. Bartholomew on the half-title page, the first person mentioned in the acknowledgments at the beginning of the book. It is dated August 19, 1962, one month before publication. Book has lean. Chipping to jacket at spine ends, along with two-inch tear at top of spine along rear spine gutter There is also a one-inch tear a couple other small chips. $5.00 price is intact.; includes dustjacket
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[United States]
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Rachel CarsonSILENT SPRING ** Signed First Edition **
$1,995.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1962
Used - Near Fine. ***** This is the true first edition, first printing (with "FIRST PRINTING" stated on the copyright page, and with no later printings listed). ***** This book is SIGNED by the author on the half-title page ("Best wishes / Rachel Carson") . The author has not inscribed this book to anyone. ***** Very nice hardcover with dust jacket. There is NO writing, NO bookplates, and NO remainder marks. It is NOT a book club edition and NOT a former library book. The dust jacket is NOT...
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[United States]
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Carson, RachelSilent Spring.
$2,250.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1962
Used. First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Signed by Rachel Carson on the half title page. Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with some rubbing to the spine. 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... (SILENT SPRING FIRST EDITION, SIGNED RACHEL CARSON EDITION)
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Carson, RachelSilent Spring
$2,500.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1962
Used - Near Fine. A near fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket, inscribed by Rachel Carson "To Grant with sincere good wishes Rachel Carson." First printing stated on copyright page and original price of $5 still on front flap of the dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.; includes dustjacket
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Carson, Rachel; Peterson, Roger TorySilent Spring
$3,900.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1962
Used - Fine. (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... (SIGNED TLS ECOLOGY)
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CARSON, RachelSILENT SPRING
$4,375.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1962
Used. 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. This copy is INSCRIBED "To Eunice/with best wishes" and SIGNED 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... (SIGNED; HIGH SPOT; RACHEL CARSON; ENVIRONMENTAL LITERATURE; PESTICIDES; MODERN FIRSTS; LITERATURE: AMERICAN)
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Free, Ann Cottrell; Illustrated By Sam SavittForever the Wild Mare
$20.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1963
Hard Cover. Used - Very Good Very Good binding Very Good Dustjacket. Signed. Signed and inscribed by author on ffep. No pencil or ink markings in text. Brown cloth binding. Very light edgwear to extremities. Small chip at bottom of dustjacket spine. Small closed tears at head of dustjacket spine; DJ protected with Mylar Cover. Very Good binding / Very Good Dustjacket.
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[United States]
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Carson, RachelSilent Spring
$950.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1962
Third Printing. Hardcover. Used - Very Good Very good in very good jacket. Non personalized brief INSCRIPTION with signature by the author on the half title page: "Best Wishes, Rachel Carson Oct, 1962". Additionally laid in is a folded 8 page tribute written by Ann Cottrell Free which was was issued by The Federation of Homemakers in July, 1965. Originally published by The Washington Post, this was written by the author to commemorate the one year anniversary of Rachel Carson's death....
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Carson, RachelSilent Spring [Signed]
$1,000.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1962
First edition. Used - Good. Octavo, 368pp. Hardcover without jacket in VG-condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Rubbing to green cloth-bound boards, particularly at corners. Small spots of soiling to fore-edge of text block. Occasional spots of offsetting throughout text due to news clippings that had been laid in. Binding shakes very lightly. Inscribed by Rachel Carson on the half-title page. Shelve: CASE #2 Spine is green with gilt text. Dupont. First edition
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Carson, RachelSilent Spring
$1,600.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1962
1st Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good Very Good in Good jacket. Book. Inscribed by Author(s) Association copy. This copy is inscribed to L.G. Bartholomew on the half-title page, the first person mentioned in the acknowledgments at the beginning of the book. It is dated August 19, 1962, one month before publication. Book has lean. Chipping to jacket at spine ends, along with two-inch tear at top of spine along rear spine gutter There is also a one-inch tear a couple other small chips....
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[United States]
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Carson, RachelSilent Spring
$2,250.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston
Used - Very Good. First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Signed by Rachel Carson on the half title page. Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with some rubbing to the spine. 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...
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[United States]
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Carson, RachelSilent Spring
$4,375.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1962
First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Fine/Like New Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper with light chipping to the spine head and minor edgewear. 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. This copy is INSCRIBED "To Eunice/with best wishes" and SIGNED by the author on the...
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[United States]
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CARSON, RachelSILENT SPRING
$4,375.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962
First Edition, 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. This copy is INSCRIBED "To Eunice/with best wishes" and SIGNED 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... (Signed; High Spot; Rachel Carson; Environmental Literature; Pesticides; Modern Firsts; Literature: American, Signed, Ecology, Science, Natural History, Modern First Editions)
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