Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure of Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid
Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure of Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid

CRICK, Francis and James WATSON. Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure of Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid etc.

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CRICK, Francis and James WATSON. Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure of Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid etc. Nature 1953.

8vo. 2 vols. Contemporary red morocco backed buckram, gilt lettering to spine; vols 171 and 172 of the journal Nature, covering 1953; diagrams and illustrations; very good.
First editions of the first papers on the ground-breaking discovery of the structure of DNA, comprising: "Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure for Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid", in Nature Vol.171, No. 4356, pp.737-738, 25th April, 1953 [and] Wilkins, Maurice H.F., A.R. Stokes and H.R. Wilson. "Molecular Structure of Deoxypentose Nucleic Acids", in Nature Vol.171, No. 4356, pp.738-740, 25th April, 1953 [and] Franklin (Rosalind E.) and R.G. Gosling. "Molecular Configuration in Sodium Thymonucleate", in Nature Vol.171, No. 4356, pp.740-741, 25th April, 1953 [and] Watson (James D.) & Francis Crick. "Genetic Implications of the Structure of Deoxyribonucleic Acid", in Nature Vol.171, No. 4361, pp.964-967, 30th May, 1953 [and] Wilkins (M. H. F.), W. E. Seeds, A. R. Stokes and H. R. Wilson. "Helical Structure of Crystalline Deoxypentose Nucleic Acid", in Nature, vol.172, No. 4382, pp.759-762, 24th October, 1953.
These papers record the greatest biological advance of the twentieth century, a discovery which won Crick, Watson and Wilkins the Nobel Prize.

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