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Science and Civilisation in China.

Vol. 5: Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Part 2: Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Magisteries of Gold and Immortality. By Joseph Needham with Lu Gwei-Djen. Pp. xxxii + 510. (Cambridge University Press: London, October 1974.) £12.00; $35.00.

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