The Sea Around Us, Rachel Carson – 1951 First Edition

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The Sea Around Us, Carson, Rachel L. Oxford University Press, New York, 1951. First Edition. Early printing issue points: matte paper covered boards, two-line copyright statement without mention of H Wolff and no statement of later printing. Early second state dust jacket with two reviews at the front flap; one from the author of Kon-Tiki Thor Heyerdahl and the other from the New York Times Book Review; rear flap with full page ad for the author’s Under The Sea-Wind. 8vo up to 9½” tall. 230 pages with index; illustrated front endpapers; mapped endpapers. Volume is in very good condition without tears, folds or marks; light rubbing to spine and corner edges; bookplate to front pastedown; light edge toning; light spine lean. Dustjacket is in fair to good condition with chips and tears.  003258     $90

Weight 003258 kg