LEDERBERG, JOSHUA. 1925-2008.

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Lot 3182
LEDERBERG, JOSHUA. 1925-2008.

US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£ 730 - 1,100

Fine Books and Manuscipts

25 Jun 2013, 14:00 EDT

New York

LEDERBERG, JOSHUA. 1925-2008.
22 offprints authored or co-authored by Lederberg, co-winner of the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering that bacteria can reproduce sexually and exchange genes. This lot features a broad spectrum of offprints of his work, from his first article in 1947 (culled from his dissertation) to the work he did at University of Wisconsin-Madison to his later works on other subjects (including an article on the possibility of life on Mars, co-authored with Carl Sagan). Present are: (With Tatum.) "Novel genotypes in mixed cultures of biochemical mutants of bacteria." Offprint from Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology 11 (1946). 113-114 pp. Original printed wrappers. * (With Tatum). "Gene recombination in the bacterium Escherichia coli." Offprint from Journal of Bacteriology 53 (1947). 673-684 pp. * "Gene Recombination and Linked Segregations in Escherichia Coli. Offprint from Genetics vol 32, pp 505-525 (September 1947). Self-wraps. * "Recombination Analysis of Bacterial Heredity." Offprint from Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology, Vol XVL, 1951.* "Genetic Exchange in Salmonella." Offprint from Journal of Bacteriology vol 64, no 5 (November 1952). 679-699. Printed wraps. SIGNED by Lederberg on upper cover. * A View of Genetics. Stockholm: 1959. 8vo. 20 pp. Printed wraps. Lederberg's Nobel Prize speech. * plus 16 others.
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