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The Sea Around Us by Rachel L. Carson. New York: Oxford University Press, 1951. First edition, thirteenth printing. 230 pp. Carson's landmark survey of the sea, from its beginnings. Chapters on tides, wind and water, the spinning of the earth and the global thermostat, among others. This seminal classic won the National Book Award and the Burroughs Medal. In very good, clean condition. Endpaper maps, black and white illustrations. Gift inscription dated May, 1951. Lacking dust jacket.
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For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."
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