New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1988. First Edition. Fine / Fine. Item #09578
Octavo, [xiii]182; SIGNED by the author on the title page, and with Crick's address stamp at the Salk Institute on ffep. Additionally, a note in pencil in an unknown hand, at top of ffep: "Signed 2/18/93 at Cricks 'Origins of Life on Earth' / series at Cal State University, Northridge." A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, with the slightest of fading at spine. Francis H. C. Crick (1916 - 2004) co-discoverer of the double helix structure of DNA - perhaps the most important discovery in the biological sciences.