First edition, first printing. Publisher's original quarter black cloth over illustrated boards, in dustwrapper. Profusely illustrated throughout in black and white and with numerous tables. A fine copy, the binding square and tight with a hint of bumping to the corners. The contents are clean and crisp throughout and remain free from any previous owners' inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the near fine dustwrapper which has some minor creasing to corners and spine ends. Not price-clipped. A superb copy.
Volume 6, part 2 of Needham's highly acclaimed, groundbreaking series exploring the history of science and technology in China.
Stock code: 19363