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Science & Civilisation in China Vol. V Part 2: Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part II: Spagyrical Discovery and Invention - Magisteries of Gold and Immortality by Joseph Needham - First Edition - 1974 - from Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books (SKU: 8852)

Science & Civilisation in China Vol. V Part 2: Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part II: Spagyrical Discovery and Invention - Magisteries of Gold and Immortality

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Science & Civilisation in China Vol. V Part 2: Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part II: Spagyrical Discovery and Invention - Magisteries of Gold and Immortality

by Joseph Needham

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good Condition/Good
ISBN 10
0521085713
ISBN 13
9780521085717
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Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. One volume from the great set of scholarly masterpieces on China by Joseph Needham, F.R.S, with the collaboration of Lu Gwei-Djen Ph. D.. Liberally endowed with pictorial matter, footnotes and extensive bibliographies. Size: Quarto. 510 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is fully intact, no tears or chips, but carries signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; Chemistry; China; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0521085713. ISBN/EAN: 9780521085717. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8852. . 9780521085717 This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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Bookseller
Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
8852
Title
Science & Civilisation in China Vol. V Part 2: Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part II: Spagyrical Discovery and Invention - Magisteries of Gold and Immortality
Author
Joseph Needham
Format/binding
Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Book condition
Used - Very Good Condition
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0521085713
ISBN 13
9780521085717
Publisher
Cambridge Univ. Press
Place of Publication
Cambridge
Date published
1974
Keywords
BZDB1 History; Chemistry; China; Science & Technology. Science Civilisation in China Vol V Part 2 Chemistry and Chemical Technology Part II Spagyrical Discovery and Invention Magisteries of Gold and Immortality Joseph Needham

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Mr Pickwick's occupies a large, 3-storey former Bank building in the heart of the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, Australia. We carry over 60,000 books in store, and cater to both the specialist collector trade as well as the general book trade in this region. Mr Pickwick's is one of the most comprehensive bookshops in Australia, and also operates an extensive Bookfinder service for its several thousand database clients.

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