Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1968.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.7 inches). 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. A very bright, clean copy which has been finely bound in full red morocco, spine with raised bands, the compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on the boards. All edges gilt. A fine, attractively bound copy of this fascinating work by one of the Nobel Prize winning Scientists who discovered the structure of DNA.