T'ien-Kung K'ai-Wu: Chinese Technology in the Seventeenth Century

Ying-Hsing, Sung;E-Tou Zen Sun;Shiou-Chuan Sun

Published by Pennsylvania State University, 1966
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Title: T'ien-Kung K'ai-Wu: Chinese Technology in ...
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University
Publication Date: 1966
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good

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Book Description Dover Publications, Mineola, New York, 1997. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. From the back cover; "Wriietn in 1637 by a public official of the Ming dynasty, this classic work (its Chinese title translates as "The Creations of Nature and Man") is an exceptional document on the history of traditional Chinese technology. Although not the oldest Chinese study on technological subjects, it is the only one extant of such encyclopedic range. Profusely illustrated with 152 original wood cuts, the volume covers practically all the major industrial techniques of its timer - from agriculturte, textiles, mining, metallurgy and chemical engineering to the building of boats and the manufacturing of weapons. Entire chapters are devoted to such topics as grains, clothing materials, dyes, salt, ceramics, casting paper, metals, vermilion ink, pearls and gems and much else. " XII, 372 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 015405

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Book Description Pennsylvania State University, 1966. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Pennsylvania State Univ. Press. 1966. 371 pages, appendices, index. Illustrated with drawings throughout. Blue cloth, large octavo.Name marked out with pen on front endpaper, otherwise near fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000118098

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Book Description The Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park and London, 1966. First edition. Translated by E-Tu Zen Sun and Shiou-Chuan Sun. Work originally written in 1637. 4to Dark blue cloth stamped in gilt on spine. xiv, 372 pages. Many drawing illustrations. 3 parts, 18 chapters. 2 Bibliographies. Glossary. 4 appendices. index. Clean. Tightly bound. no dust jacket. near Fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 022332

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Sung Ying-Hsing; E-Tu Zen Sun and Shiou-Chung Sun, Translated and Annotated
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Book Description Pennsylvania State Uiversity Press,, University Park, PA, 1966. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First English language edition. First English language edition 1966, matching dates on the title and copyright pages, no additional printings listed, Originally printed in 1637, translated from Chinese. Hardcover in full cloth with DJ. Condition very good, square and very tight book, no edgewear, one page with tear a the fore edge with old repair, some smudges on the bottom edge, no names no underlinings no highlights no bent page corners, Not a reminder. DJ near fine, couple of very small tears at edges, Price Not clipped. Thick 4to, XIV + 372 pages, illustrated with drawings, glossary, index. Large and heavy book will require additional postage for international orders. Bookseller Inventory # 014584

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