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Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1955.. 1955.. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed with tiny white marks to the bottom edges of the covers. The rear panel & flap of the dust jacket are foxed & the panel is lightly soiled. The tail of the jacket spine is chipped with a small, light stain. viii, [iv] & 276 pages. Full-page & textual illustrations in black & white after drawings by Bob Hines. There is an owner's bookplate mounted on the front pastedown. Very good in a good dust wrapper.
Carson explores the diffferent elements of seashores--the Rocky Shore, the Rim of Sand and the Coral Coast--through a study of the American Atlantic Coast. Carson was a marine biologist on the staff of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for fifteen years, resigning in 1952 to devote herself to her writing. Dust jacket present. First Edition.
Title: THE EDGE OF THE SEA
Categories: Natural History,
Publisher: Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1955.: 1955.
Book Condition: Very good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 27137
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY; SEASHORES; ROCKY COASTLINE; SANDY BEACHES; CORAL COAST; MARINE BIOLOGY; MARINE BIOLOGIST; RACHEL CARSON; THE EDGE OF THE SEA; ILLUSTRATOR; DRAWINGS; BOB HINES; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.