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324. Carson, Rachel: Silent Spring                                                                           London: Hamish Hamilton, 1963. A courageous revelation of the forces that modern man has brought into being in his ruthless war on life, an eloquent protest on behalf of the unity of all nature, a protest on behalf of life. Book based on data collected 1958-1962 re. dangerous effects of deadly poisons, especially in the form of synthetic insecticides, on the living community. First edition. Condition – good. Dustjacket good, but faded.         £15.00

373. Loomes, Brian: Country Clocks and their London origins
Newton Abott: David & Charles, 1976. Details the emergence of clocks in the provinces around 1700 and their beginnings in London a century earlier. First Edition. 24 illustrations with notes, bibliography, and index. Book and jacket condition – very good.
£18.50