The Sea by Rachel Louise Carson
1964. First Edition Thus. 611 pages. This is an ex-Library book. Pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Expected library inserts, stamps and inscriptions. Pages are moderately tanned and foxed throughout. Scuffing to pastedowns. Tape repair to title page and rear hinge. Thumb-marking present. Grubby pages throughout. Noticeable creasing to gutter. Cracking to hinges and gutters, leaving netting exposed. Boards have moderate edge-wear with bumping to corners and rubbing to surfaces. Visible crushing to spine ends. Some tanning to spine and edges. Small marks to boards. Textblock is shaky. Unclipped jacket has moderate edgewear with chips, tears and creasing. Some tanning to spine. Noticeable rubbing to surfaces. Scuffing to edges.