Carson, Rachel

Silent Spring

  • First edition, first printing of Carson's ecological classic, the book that inaugurated the modern environmental movement.
  • Drawings by Lois and Louis Darling. Boston & Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin Company; The Riverside Press, 1962. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, yellow top-stain, green and grey patterned endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout. Only the lightest rubbing at the extremities. An excellent copy in the jacket that is just a little rubbed at the edges with a few minor nicks and short splits, and a short closed tear to the fold of the upper flap.

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