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, the contents clean and crisp throughout and free from any previous owners' inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the near fine lightly rubbed dustwrapper. Not price-clipped (£12.00 net to the front flap). A superb copy.
Volume 5, part 2 of Needham's highly acclaimed, groundbreaking series exploring the history of science and technology in China.
Stock code: 19356