Under the Sea-wind: A Naturalist's Picture of Ocean Life by Rachel L. Carson
1952. First Edition. 239 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Contains black and white illustrated plates. Pages and plates are moderately tanned and foxed throughout. Occasional thumb-marking present. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Binding is slightly shaky. Boards have mild edge wear with slight rubbing to surfaces. Soft crushing to spine ends. Notable tanning to spine and edges. Book is slightly forward leaning. Unclipped jacket has heavy edge wear with some areas of loss, heavy tears, chips and creasing. Heavy tanning to surfaces, heavier to spine. Minor dark marking to surfaces.