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Spagyrical discovery and invention = apparatus, theories and gifts.

Author: Joseph Needham; Ping-Yü Ho; Gwei-Djen Lu; Nathan Sivin
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1980.
Series: Science and civilisation in China; Chemistry and chemical technology
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Needham; Ping-Yü Ho; Gwei-Djen Lu; Nathan Sivin
ISBN: 052108573X 9780521085731
OCLC Number: 60432534
Description: XLVIII, 772 S : Ill., graph. Darst.
Contents: List of illustrations; List of tables; List of abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Author's note; 33. Alchemy and chemistry (continued); Bibliographies; General index.
Series Title: Science and civilisation in China; Chemistry and chemical technology

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