Needham, Joseph: CLERKS AND CRAFTSMEN IN CHINA AND THE WEST. Lectures and Addresses on the History of Science and Technology. London, 1970. xix, 470 pp. 40 plates. Bibliography, index. 25x19 cm. Cloth.
19 interesting essays being mainly by-products of the writing of Science and Civilisation in China. A good cross section ranging from Astronomy in Classical China, The Chinese Contribution to the Development of the Mariner's Compass, Elixir Poisoning in Medieval China, Hygiene and Preventive Medicine etc. Ex-library copy with stamps on frontpapers only.
Item 526 in List 204.
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