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Paris: Rene Kieffer, 1926. Original signed frontispiece watercolor, 20 illustrations throughout the text, 10 in black & white and 10, a duplicate image in color. Text in brown and purple, small 4to, pictorial leather binding on both the front and rear cover in a light and dark brown calf, spine slightly faded, top edge gilt. Paris: Rene Kieffer, (1926). Limited Edition. A near fine copy. Number 48 of 50 numbered copies.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1968. 19 half-tone illustrations plus diagrams. 8vo, purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt with DNA symbol. d.w. London, 1968. First Edition. Near fine. A personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA. A bright copy of an important book in the history of science. The top edge, stained pink, is foxed. There is a pinpoint brown spot on the flyleaf, that goes through to the half-title, otherwise fine.
New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1992. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 421 pages. 8vo, orange boards with gray spine, dust wrapper. New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, (1992). A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Following the story of Collis Philips and his family, a successful boxer in New Orleans in the days of Jim Crow.
Paris: Ledoux et Tenre, 1816. Frontispiece engraving entitled "Vue de Londres" depicts St. Paul's & the River Thames. 24mo, leather backed speckled boards, leather spine label, lightly rubbed. Paris: Ledoux et Tenre, 1816, Seizieme Edition, Corrigee avec soin. Although the title page indicates there is an Anglois-Francois section, it does not exist in this volume.
London: Samson Low, 1882. Translated by H. L. Ward & Augusta Plesner. Ten full page chromolithograph plates by E.V.B. (Eleanor Vere Boyle). Tall thin 8vo, Dark blue pictorial boards with cloth spine, floral end-leaves, page edges deep red. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, n.d. (ca. 1882). First Edition. There is a neat calligraphic Christmas gift inscription from "Grandmama" dated 1882. The edges & corners are lightly rubbed; one leaf, p. 49/50 has a diagonal fold due to a......