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Crick, Francis ; Friedman, Meyer
Archive of material between Nobel Laureate Francis Crick and Meyer Friedman
Basic Books, Inc, 1988. First Edition. The archive includes: 1) Francis Crick INSCRIBED 1st edition of his book "What Mad Pursuit" dated October 1988 2) A check to Francis Crick dated 11/3/88 in payment for the book, ENDORSED by Crick on the back. 3) August 18, 1993 TLS (typed letter signed) signed "Francis" indicating he had no information about the 2 kinds of reprints available for his 1953 paper, and suggesting that the writer contact Jim Watson or Maurice Wilkins "in case they can remember". And finally, 4) a TLS signed "Francis H. Crick" giving the writer permission to publish a photograph the writer had taken of Crick in the late 1980s when they were visiting. The book is in Very Good condition, the letters in Fine condition noting folds for mailing, and the check in Very Good condition noting a paperclip impression on one side, and a crease for mailing in the middle. In each case, Crick's signature is clean, bold and legible. Very Good. Boards. The Discovery of the Structure of DNA remains one of the most significant discoveries of the 20th century. Francis Crick, James Watson, Rosalind Franklin and RG Gosling all had a significant hand in the discovery. Watson, Crick, and Wilkins were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1962 for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nuclear acids and its significance for information transfer in living material. This archive contains correspondence between Francis Crick and Meyer Friedman. Meyer Friedman is probably best known as the co-developer the theory of the "Type A" behavior, and who opened up the field o … [Click Below for Full Description]
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