Science and Civilisation in China, Volume 5, Chemistry - Part 2, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Magisteries of Gold and Immortality

Author:  Needham, Joseph and Lu Gwei-Djen
Price: $60.00
Publisher Location: Cambridge, England
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year Published: 1974
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Binding: Hardcover
Edition: First Edition
Volume Five in the epic (now 27 volumes) study of China. This volume,Volume 5, part 2 discusses alchemy, gold and chemistry. Near fine black cloth with illustrated boards and bright gilt (as new) title on the spine. No edgewear. Hinges tight inside and out. Very clean pages with no foxing or browning. no prior owner marks. Dustjacket has minor edge wear and is protected by a clear, mylar sleeve.
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