SCIENCE AND CIVILIZATION IN CHINA: Part 5: Spagyrical Discovery And Invention. Four volumes.
UK: Cambridge University Press, 1974-83. FIRST EDITIONS. Slight wear to the dust jackets, now under Mylar; quarter bound in premium cloth and pictorial boards; A FINE SET of the most comprehensive work on Chinese alchemy, history, theory and practice. Part 5: II; 510 pages, 42 illustrations, and 12 table. Part 5: III; 481 pages, 32 illustrations, and 8 tables; Part 5: IV; 772 pages, 164 illustrations, and 7 tables; and Part 5: V; 574 pages, 93 illustrations, and 6 tables. Small quarto. (Item ID: 17040)