A very good used copy in original cloth, frayed dust wrapper. Volume 1. Introductory Orientations. First edition pp. xxxviii, , 318, illustrations, 2 large folding maps. With signed letter from Joseph Needham loosely inserted. Heavy book, postage quoted on request.
Good. Book Ex-lib. A little edge wear and rubbing to decorative cloth hardcover. Library stamps on front end paper and title page. Labels on rear end papers. Otherwise a solid, unmarked volume. Index. lv, 759 pp.
A very good used copy in original cloth, frayed dust wrapper. Volume 4, Physics and Physical technology. Part II: Mechanical Engineering. First edition pp. lv, 759, illustrations. Heavy book, postage quoted on request.
Very Good. 1965. Quarter bound illus. cloth, large 8to, 759 pp. This volume only. Includes numerous B&W plates, illus. throughout. Ex lib with internal markings to inside front and rear of cloth and small stamping to text block. Overall, very good. (Subject: China. )
Collectible; Very Good in Very Good jacket. The 1962 2nd printing of Vol. II ("History of Scientific Thought") of Joseph Needham's landmark set. VG (with light wear at the inner hinges--though they're perfectly strong) in a bright, price-clipped, VG dustjacket, with light chipping at the panel edges and mild darkening along the spine. Thick octavo, 696 pgs.
Science and Civilisation in China
by Joseph Needham
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