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

By: Joseph Needham

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Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. Fourth edition, pp xxxii, 517, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. The fifth volume of Dr Needham's immense undertaking, like the fourth, is subdivided into parts for ease of assimilation and presentation, each part bound and published separately. The volume as a whole covers the subjects of alchemy, early chemistry, and chemical technology (which includes military invention, especially gunpowder and rockets; paper and printing; textiles; mining and metallurgy; the salt industry; and ceramics). THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED.

Title: Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology; Part 2, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Magisteries of Gold and Immortality

Author Name: Joseph Needham

Categories: Technology & Science, China & Far East,

Edition: 4th Edition

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1997

ISBN Number: 0521085713

ISBN Number 13: 9780521085717

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Jacket Condition: As New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 004813

Keywords: China, Far East, Technology, History, Science,