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The Double Helix

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This is a first English edition of this famous account of a famous discovery. Science with the warts on. Watson has been likened to the Pepys of science – and the book is the more riveting for that. Rosalind Franklin is currently in the news and it is good to see as photograph of her and a reproduction of one of her seminal x-ray picture together with an acknowledgment of her contribution.. But Watson and Crick are very much in the foreground and the tale of competition and striving, not to say a measure of skulduggery!
Weidenfeld and Nicolson hardback with intact DJ. The edges of the DJ are slightly worn. There is a biro underlining on the rear flap. Purple cloth covered boards with gilt double helix on spine cover. Good binding. There is an ink dedication on the front end page. 18 b&w photographs and 11 diagrams. Facsimile of letter to Max Del Delbruck. Foreword by Sir Lawrence Bragg.

Very much a collectable book

Item details

Added value:
1st Edition
Author(s):
James D Watson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22 x 15 cm approx
Edition:
1968
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
226
Publisher:
Weidenfeld and Nicolson
Title:
The Double Helix

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This is a first English edition of this famous account of a famous discovery. Science with the warts on. Watson has been likened to the Pepys of science – and the book is the more riveting for that. Rosalind Franklin is currently in the news and it is good to see as photograph of her and a reproduction of one of her seminal x-ray picture together with an acknowledgment of her contribution.. But Watson and Crick are very much in the foreground and the tale of competition and striving, not to say a measure of skulduggery!
Weidenfeld and Nicolson hardback with intact DJ. The edges of the DJ are slightly worn. There is a biro underlining on the rear flap. Purple cloth covered boards with gilt double helix on spine cover. Good binding. There is an ink dedication on the front end page. 18 b&w photographs and 11 diagrams. Facsimile of letter to Max Del Delbruck. Foreword by Sir Lawrence Bragg.

Very much a collectable book

Added value:
1st Edition
Author(s):
James D Watson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22 x 15 cm approx
Edition:
1968
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
226
Publisher:
Weidenfeld and Nicolson
Title:
The Double Helix

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