London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1968). XVI,226 pp. and 7 photographic plates (of the letter to Delbrück telling of the double helix). Original purple boards. The double helix gilt on spine. Owners signature on blanck fly leaf - else clean. Fine dust jacket. A fine copy.
First British edition of Watson's controversial best selling account of the events surrounding the discovery of the structure of DNA. Forward by Sir Lawrence Bragg.