The Sea Around Us First Edition Rachel Carson 1951 1st State Rare Book

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The Sea Around Us First Edition Rachel Carson 1st State 1951 Rare Book 


  • Oxford University Press, New York 1951
  • First Edition / First Printing / First State
  • Dated 1951 with no additional printings.
  • First State dull matte finish boards. Rare.
  • Only about 100 copies sent to reviewers. {ref: Firsts Magazine Jan 2010}.
  • Later state jacket priced at $3.50, two reviews, two bars at the front flap.
  • Book Condition: Very Good, clean boards & pages, tight spine.
  • Light shelf wear, missing front endpaper.
  • Dust Jacket Condition: Good, shelf wear, chipping, paper loss, tape repair.
  • Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.
  • Winner of the National Book Award
  • 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books
  • American Booksellers Association (ABA) - Member