First Edition of Enzymatic Structures of DNA; Inscribed byNobel Prize-winning Scientist Arthur Kornberg
Enzymatic Synthesis of DNA.
Item Number: 19035
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1962.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by Arthur Kornberg on the title page. Named marked out on the front free endpaper, near fine in a fine dust jacket.
Arthur Kornberg was the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Medicine along with Severo Ochoa in 1959.
Other Books by this Author
"A scientist shouldn't be asked to judge the economic and moral value of his work. All we should ask the scientist to do is find the truth-and then not keep it from anyone"; First Edition of Enzymatic Structures of DNA; Inscribed by Arthur Kornberg
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1962.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by Arthur Kornberg. Small stamp of Biologist L.S. Baron on the front endpage. Fine in a dust jacket that shows just a touch of wear.
W.H. Freeman, 1974.
First edition. Octavo, original illustrated boards. In fine condition, without dust jacket as issued. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication by the author, “To Bob: For your affectionate support over so many years, my deep gratitude. Arthur.”
Dulles, Virginia: University Science Books, 1995.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed and dated by Arthur Kornberg on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Seagull Books, 2011.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Imre Kertesz on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated by Thomas Cooper.
"Along with most of my fellow fliers, I believed that aviation had a brilliant future. Now we live, today, in our dreams of yesterday; and, living in those dreams, we dream again": First Edition of The Spirit of St. Louis; Inscribed by Charles A. Lindbergh In the Year of Publication
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953.
First edition of Lindbergh’s autobiographical account about the events leading up to and including his 1927 solo trans-Atlantic flight. Octavo, original blue cloth. Inscribed by Charles Lindbergh on the title page in the year of publication. Fine in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing and wear.
First Edition of Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese; Warmly Inscribed by Patrick Leigh Fermor with a Drawing
London: John Murray, 1958.
First edition of the author’s travelogue about the Mani in souther Greece, later complementing it with Roumeli: Travels in Northern Greece. Octavo, original cloth. Full page inscription and drawing by Patrick Leigh Fermor on the front free endpaper, “To Mary Anna with love from Paddy.” Leigh Fermor has also drawn the eye mimicking the dust jacket art by close friend and artist John Craxton. He also has written in Greek, translated as “where is Megalexandros p, 187.” Also is a letter in Leigh Fermor’s hand on his stationary to the recipient on the rear endpaper from 1971. The recipient was Mary Anna Marten (with her bookplate to the inside gutter), who was the daughter of the 3rd and last Lord Alington of Crichel and later trustee of The British Museum. An excellent near fine example in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. A unique copy of this classic work.
Presidential appointment signed by both President Theodore Roosevelt and future President William Howard Taft, who served as Roosevelt’s Secretary of War. It is appointing Charles Gatewood to First Lieutenant in the Artillery Corps in the service of the United States. Gatewood was the son of Lt. Charles B. Gatewood (1853-1896) who is best remembered for convincing Geronimo to surrender for the final time. Matted and framed.
“WE ARE DETERMINED THAT THE DECADE OF THE SEVENTIES WILL BE KNOWN AS THE TIME WHEN THIS COUNTRY REGAINED A PRODUCTIVE HARMONY BETWEEN MAN AND NATURE”: FIRST EDITION OF THE INAUGURAL BOOK '73; INSCRIBED BY GEORGE BUSH
First edition. Quarto, original leatherette binding. Inscribed on the front free endpaper, “Best wishes to a good Republican – George Bush Chairman Rep. Natl. Committee 1973.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. George Bush would later go on to become Vice-President under Ronald Reagan and later the 41st President of the United States.