This is a compendium of Chinese creativity, as it was applied to the implements of war. The author, a renowned Sinologist, traces the origins and development of a wide array of weaponry. It includes simple line drawings and explanatory text. This is a 1986 reprint of a classic book originally published in 1932 in China by a German scholar.
This copy is in Very Good condition with a bit of wear on the spine and cover edges. As always, the book shown is the one you will receive.