New with no dust jacket. New book, still in publiusher's shrinkwrap; SIGNED LIMITED (ONE OF 1175) EDITION. Certificate of authenticity(also signed by the author) laid in. Full blue leather with gilt decorations all around, all page edges gilt, moire silk endpapers, ; 8vo 8"-9" tall.
Very Good. Leather-bound with gold accents, silk end papers and ribbon marker. Signed by James D. Watson. With laid in certificate of authenticity from Easton Press, as well as a note from the publisher about the book. In Near Fine condition. Clean pages. Firm binding. Faint rubbing to gilt on spine. Faint white scuffing to rear board. A lovely copy.
Fine. No Jacket as Issued. A handsome blue full leather Limited First Edition signed by the author, James D. Watson, probably one of the most famous scientists of modern times and co-winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine for his important discovery of the structure of DNA. With gold-gilt edges and cover designs, moire silk endpapers and bound-in silk bookmark. In fine unread condition. Numbered 724 of 1, 175 Limited Edition copies. Includes the Publisher's Note and Certificate of Authenticity from Easton Press. Dr. Watson became director of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in Long Island, New York in 1976 and is currently its president. In 1989 he was appointed Director of the NIH National Center for Human Genome Research, a position he resigned in 1992 after successfully launching a worldwide effort to map and sequence the human genome. The sequel to Dr. Watson's earlier book, "The Double Helix."
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