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FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS OF BOTH PARTS of Shannon’s extremely influential theory of communication and essential to the development of the computer. WITH: Shannon’s important paper on cryptography. Virtually all electronic forms of communication today are indebted to Shannon’s work.
Price: $8,000 .
FIRST EDITION IN RARE ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of the legendary announcement of the discovery of the structure of DNA, one of the most important scientific achievements of the century. In addition to the famous Watson-Crick paper of April 1953, the collection includes subsequent papers marking critical developments throughout the year.
Price: $16,500 .
VERY RARE FIRST-HAND ACCOUNT OF THE FIRST PUBLICLY FUNDED AMERICAN SCIENCE EXPEDITION: JOHN WINTHROP’S VOYAGE TO NEWFOUNDLAND TO PARTICIPATE IN THE INTERNATIONAL EFFORT TO TIME THE 1761 TRANSIT OF VENUS AND THUS DETERMINE THE DISTANCE BETWEEN THE EARTH AND THE SUN. A LIKELY PRESENTATION COPY FROM JOHN WINTHROP TO...
Price: $9,500 .