The Double Helix by James D. Watson (1968) first edition book

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James Watson - The Double Helix

New York: Atheneum, 1968. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth binding. 226 pp. Illustrated. Fair condition. Comparatively clean ex-library copy, which circumstance is adduced by a stamp and some card pocket fuzzing to the rear endpaper and scotch tape shadows along the outer edges of the covers whence the dust jacket used to be strapped down. Pages are otherwise free of markings. Dust jacket is in very good shape (no library markings) with a touch of rimpling at the periphery (see photos).

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