The Double Helix by James D. Watson


First edition

Published by Weidfeld and Nicolson, London 1968

1 in stock


The Double Helix, A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure Of DNA by James D. Watson

A very good first edition of the work by one of the Nobel Prize winning Scientists who discovered the structure of DNA. Illustrated with 19 half-tone photographic plates, including six pages reproducing Watson’s letter to Max Delbruck, telling of the Double Helix, and 11 diagrams within the text.

Original purple cloth boards with gilt lettering. Light rubbing to the bottom edge. Very slight lean to the spine. Ink signature on the front free page. Clean contents. Unclipped dust jacket with tiny wear to the corners and spine ends. 226 pp 8vo.


The Double Helix - James Watson 1st edition
The Double Helix by James D. Watson

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