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    James Watson and Francis Crick Signed Books. Two copies of James D. Watson's The Double Helix: one (8vo, 1968) signed by the author, James D. Watson, "Jim Watson" on preliminary leaf, fine; the other (8vo, 1998) signed by Francis Crick on title page, extra fine.

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    James Watson and Francis Crick, and Maurice Wilkins, molecular biologists, were awarded the Nobel Prize in 1962 for discovering the structure of the DNA molecule in 1953. The Double Helix, first published in 1968, detailed the discovery.



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