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

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James D. Watson - The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

New York: Antheneum, 1968. Book Club edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue boards with gold lettering. Red endpapers. 226pp. Illustrated. Fair condition. Minor separation of the text-block from the spine. The spine is very slightly rolled. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to the outer/inner boards, endpapers, pages of the text, and the text-block edge. The dust jacket is not priced (as is common with book club editions) and is in fair condition. Sun-fading to the spine. Edge-wear to the perimeter of the dust jacket. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to all faces of the dust jacket. Some chipping to the upper/lower dust jacket spine. Some wear and chipping to corners and hinges. Damage to the lower spine of the dust jacket (see photos). Chipping to the perimeter of the dust jacket as well as to the upper/lower spine of the dust jacket. Closed tears to the lower edge of the rear dust jacket cover.


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