De humani corporis fabrica libri septem. Andreas VESALIUS
PMM 71 - ONE OF THE GREATEST TREASURES OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION



De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.


Basel: Johannes Oporinus, 1543.

First edition, first issue, of the work that not only revolutionised the understanding of anatomy, but can be said to mark the beginning of modern science. “The work of Andreas Vesalius of Brussels constitutes one of the greatest treasures of Western civilization and culture. His masterpiece, the Humani Corporis Fabrica … established with startling suddenness the.....

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Philosophie zoologique, ou exposition des considérations relatives à...
PMM 262 - LAMARCK’S THEORY OF INHERITED CHARACTERISTICS – MAGNIFICENT LARGE PAPER COPY IN CONTEMPORARY RED MOROCCO



Philosophie zoologique, ou exposition des considérations relatives à l’histoire naturelle des animaux …


Paris: Dentu; the author, 1809.

First edition, a truly extraordinary copy printed on thick paper (papier vélin) and bound in contemporary red morocco gilt with arms, of Lamarck’s most complete presentation of his theory of evolution, “a classic in the literature of evolutionary theory” (PMM). Part I of the Philosophie zoologique presents in detail Lamarck’s theory of evolution as the.....

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‘Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure for Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid’;...
DISCOVERY OF THE STRUCTURE OF DNA. SIGNED BY ALL BUT ONE OF THE AUTHORS



‘Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure for Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid’; ‘Molecular Structure of Deoxypentose...


St. Albans: Fisher, Knight & Co., 1953.

First edition, in the rare offprint form, and signed by all but one of the authors, of one of the most important scientific papers of the twentieth century, which “records the discovery of the molecular structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), the main component of chromosomes and the material that transfers genetic characteristics in.....

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