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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. WITH THE RARE FIRST EDITION OF HIS SUBSEQUENT.....
Price: $7,900 .
ONE OF THE FIRST TRANSLATIONS OF ØRSTED’S FAMOUS AND UNOBTAINABLE LATIN PAMPHLET ON THE DISCOVERY OF ELECTROMAGNETISM, PUBLISHED IN THE FOLLOWING MONTH IN FRANCE, AND IMPORTANT FOR ITS CONNECTION TO AMPÈRE’S EXTENSIONS OF ØRSTED’S RESEARCH ON ELECTROMAGNETIC PHENOMENA. A MAGNIFICENT COPY IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS.
Price: $9,500 .