LEAR, L: Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature

Lear, Linda. Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature. Owl Books, 1997. ISBN: 0805034285. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#31325) $15.00

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This definitive biography shows how Carson, already a famous nature writer, became a reluctant reformer. It is a compelling portrait of the determined woman behind the publicly shy but brilliant scientist and writer.

Section of plates. 634p. Measures 6×9 inches.

FULLER, RB: I Seem to be a Verb

Fuller, R. Buckminster; Agel, Jerome; Fiore, Quentin. I Seem to be a Verb. Bantam Books, 1970. Unmarked. Significant cover wear. Acceptable. Mass Market Paperback. (#31299)

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Illustrated essay in which Buckminster Fullers, an architect, engineer, philosopher and futurist, extends his ideas into experimental book form through a collaboration with producer Jerome Agel and designer Quentin Fiore. Packed with images, dense layouts and narratives reading both front to back and in reverse. All this is intended to remind us that we are verbs, not nouns! 192p.

FLEMING, R: Place Makers: Creating Public Art That Tells You Where You Are

Fleming, Ronald; von Tscharner, Renata. Place Makers: Creating Public Art That Tells You Where You Are. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981. ISBN: 0151720002. Unmarked. No dust jacket. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Good. Hardcover. (#31257) $14.00

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Includes introductory essays, profiles, an essay on policy and planning, and more. Illustrated in black-and-white. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. 258p. Measures 8.5×11.75 inches.

Profiles include Clinton Square Map, Anatole Hotel Reliefs, Grant’s Tomb Mosaics, Fireman’s Mural, California Street Profile, and more.

Inside page. Place Makers: Creating Public Art That Tells You Where You Are