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Edited By Lam,S.K.
This text, the proceedings of Falk Symposium 90 held in Hong Kong, February 29-March 1, 1996, presents the most recent advances in all major fields of hepatology. World experts discuss basic and clinical aspects of viral hepatitis, toxic, metabolic and cholestatic liver diseases, liver cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, gallstone disease and liver transplantation. In the two sections devoted to viral hepatitis, special attention is given to hepatitis C. Besides interferon, new antiviral therapies are discussed. In the section on toxic and metabolic liver diseases, besides drug-induced liver injuries and inborn errors of metabolism, alcoholic liver disease is of special interest. Current interventional treatments for portal hypertension and ascites are discussed in the section on cirrhosis. In the section on hepatocellular carcinoma different therapeutic strategies are compared. An update on pathogenesis and treatment of gallstone disease is also included. The text concludes with a section addressing the newest trends in liver transplantation. Thus, this book presents the an update on hepatobiliary diseases in Asia in 1996. N.B.D/J spine slightly faded with slight mark to base of d/j spine.312pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387155
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Inventory #15668
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Ikeda, Daisaku
Beginning with the introduction of the religion into China, this chronicle depicts the evolution of Buddhism. The career and achievements of the great Kumarajiva are investigated, exploring the famed philosophical treatises that form the core of East Asian Buddhist literature. Providing a useful and accessible introduction to the influential Tien-t'ai school of Buddhism in Japan as well as the teachings of the 13th-century monk Nichiren, this examination places special emphasis on the faith of the Lotus Sutra and the major works of masters such as Hui-su, Chih-i, and Chanjan. From the early translations of the Buddhist scriptures to the persecution of the T'ang dynasty, this exploration illuminates the role of Buddhism in Chinese society, and by extension, in humanity in general. 194pp.Slight crease mark to rear cover.
Middleway Press, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780977924547
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Inventory #21881
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Bloom, William
A collection of articles on all aspects of New Age thinking. It accompanies a six-part Channel 4 series. It includes articles on healing, growth and human potential, guidance and divination, gaia and the cosmos and the practical implications of New Age ideas. Contributing writers include James Lovelock, Fritjof Capra, Carl Jung, M. Scott Peck, Louise May, Stephen Levine, Jane Roberts, Sir George Trevelyan, Peter Russell, Rupert Sheldrake, Mouni Sadhu and Leonard Orr. 235pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Edges rubbed.
Rider, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0712648046
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Inventory #27631
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Viereck, Peter
N.B. Previous owners bookplate to front paste down. Edges and corners of board slightly rubbed and discoloured. Chipping and rubbing to edges and corners of D/J with loss to top and bottom edge of front D/J and small amount to rear D/J. 110pp.
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Poor/Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29235
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Bryan, Liz
Liz Bryan explores and celebrates the amazing landscapes of British Columbia and traces the early history of this, Canada's western-most province. Through 18 picturesque country journeys, mostly in the Interior between the Rockies and the Coast Mountains, she takes readers through some of the most diverse and beautiful scenery in the country. British Columbia has everything: forests, rivers, lakes, grasslands, alpine peaks, sagebrush plateaus, desert valleys and badlands.This diversity can be explained in part by the province's remarkable geological history: it is not one land, but several, formed over time by unstoppable tectonic forces and modified by volcanic activity and glacial ice. In this title, much of the human history of the province, which closely follows the patterns of its geology, can be discovered along the network of roads stitching the province together. In this book, traces of the Native peoples' ancestral presence are found, along with those of the fur traders, explorers, gold miners, ranchers and homesteaders who settled here. This book offers an invitation to celebrate British Columbus' scenic heartland. Driving instructions and maps complement the text, and Bryan's colour photographs demonstrate the spectacular beauty of British Columbia. 190pp.
Heritage House, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781894974431
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Inventory #21986
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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