NOT ex-library. Printed and bound at the University Press, Cambridge, England. Black buckram spine, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Paper hardboards in a handsome pattern in various shades of light grays and charcoals. 10 x 7.5 inches. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with the upper corners moderately bumped. An immensely clean binding. With xlvii and 877 numbered pages, and with footnotes and biography annotations in Chinese as well as in English. Also with 22 through 41 tables, and 50 through 276 illustrations and plates. Also with pristine fold-out astronomical map opposite p. 250. "Abundant illustrations show pages of mathematical calculations, star-maps, astronomical instruments, seismographs, surveying and prospecting, terrestrial maps, fossils and mineral techniques." To the lower corner of the front pastedown, very small and discreet sticker of previous bookseller, Orientalia, NY. Else an exceptionally clean interior. Either unread or very gently read. With the original blue/black/beige pictorial DJ, now price-clipped. Evenly sunned DJ spine. Very minor chipping at DJ head. The DJ in a new Mylar DJ protector. A Very Good copy in a Near Fine DJ. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Science and Civilisation in China Vol. 3, ...
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 1959
Binding: Decorative Boards
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: Presumed First Edition.
Book Description CUP., Cambridge., 1959. Cloth. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition. xlvii, 879pp, photographs, diagrams, tables, maps, bibliography. Clean and tight but extensive notes-all could be Wang/Needham as they are potential improvements and elaborations and are indicated as 'my part' and 'Needhams' in a couple of the volumes. Wrapper is unclipped but missings to the spine and discloured. Will incur additional postage. 2.5kg Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 008461