十万个为什么 (1-5). [Shi wan ge wei shen me (yi - wu)]. [Chinese Cultural Revolution Children's Encyclopaedias - One Hundred Thousand Whys (Vols. 1-5)]. SHANGHAI PEOPLE'S PUBLISHING HOUSE, 上海人民出版社.

十万个为什么 (1-5). [Shi wan ge wei shen me (yi - wu)].
[Chinese Cultural Revolution Children's Encyclopaedias - One Hundred Thousand Whys (Vols. 1-5)].

上海.[Shanghai]. 上海人民出版社.[Shanghai ren min chu ban she]. (circa 1972). Reprint. Stock ID #164325

Volumes 1 - 5 of 21. Black and white illustrations, 249pp (vol.1), 250pp (vol.2), 264pp (vol.3), 216pp (vol.4), 202pp (vol.5). Mao's quotations on science and production preliminary leaves of each volume, evenly foxed mainly on covers and fore-edges, occasional ink underlining in volume 1, some chips and tears along spine, corners little creased, paperback, nevertheless a good set. Text in Chinese. 18.3 x 12.9cm.

The first 5 volumes of Chinese classic children's encyclopaedia "Ten Thousands Why" series, first published in 1962 by Shanghai People's Publishing House. This is the Cultural Edition edition, the earlier being published by a different publisher.

Vol. 1 is 1st edition, 1st printing published in Xiangxi Province 1972. Vols 2-5 are 2nd edition 1972 and 1st printing published in various locations. A publisher's note states that there are many mistakes in the 1962 edition which was published under the bad influence of Liu Shaoqi's anti-revolutionary revisionism. Therefore some misleading ideologies pwere promoted in the previous edition.

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