The Double Helix, James Watson
First edition, first printing of Watson's autobiographical account of the discovery of the structure of DNA. This copy bearing the ownership signature of Mary Lou Ernst, research scientist and the first female associate professor of biochemistry at Yale.
New York: Atheneum, 1968. About near fine in a very good, unclipped dust jacket. Binding is tight, sturdy and square, sunning to board edges with light shelfwear, foxing to foredge. Jacket shows a closed tear to front panel with an associated, mild sunning to spine, else in near fine condition, protected in archival mylar.