Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1959. First edition thus. Hardcover. 8vo. , vi-xviii, , 2-525,  pp. Navy cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of 35s. net on the front flap of the dust jacket. Illustrated with a frontispiece and several additional black and white in-text illustrations. Originally published in 1941 as A Short History of Science. This publication is an updated, revised version of the original. Charles Singer was a biologist and lecturer at Oxford University. Fine / very near Fine. Item #00008662
Jacket shows minute edge wear.