Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Hardcover. 8vo (8.3", 21.1 cm). xvi, 368 pp.
First edition: stated, no book-of-the-month club blind stamp, DJ priced $5. Blue cloth with gilt lettered spine and sides. Jacket design and drawings by Lois and Louis Darling. Yellow topstain. Blue striped endpapers. Author-biologist's in-depth examination of environmental topics including pesticides, chemicals and cancer.
Corners lightly rubbed, half-title with owner blind-stamp; dust jacket extremities lightly rubbed and chipped. Well-preserved and important first edition. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Item #875