Three volumes. First edition, first printing. Publisher's original quarter black cloth over illustrated boards, in dustwrappers. Profusely illustrated throughout in black and white and with numerous tables and maps(some folding). A fine set, the bindings 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 dustwrappers. Not price-clipped (84s. net, £9.10s. net, and £18 net respectively to the front flaps). A superb set.
A complete set of the three parts of the third volume of Needham's highly acclaimed, groundbreaking series exploring the history of science and technology in China, in uncommonly fine condition.
Stock code: 19352