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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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Gosling, Philip
Between 1980 and 2000, local authorities in the UK were required by the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980, and later by the Local Government Acts of 1988 and 1992, to demonstrate competitiveness in procurement through a statutory Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) procedure regulated by the Secretary of State. Although CCT was abolished in January 2000, its intensive application over a 20-year period has left a lasting legacy in the conduct of local public procurement in the UK. In addition, the interaction of CCT and European law - in particular, that relating to public procurement and the transfer of undertakings - continues to have significance for local authorities throughout the EU. This book is the outcome of research into the effects of CCT on two English local authorities. Its detailed analysis examines the CCT legislation, the principal legal and practical issues that it raised both in the UK and for the EU, its effects on the two local authorities selected for study and the broader implications for local public procurement in general. 294pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041198253
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Inventory #14715
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 51.60 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Salas,Jonas Figueroa
This is the Deluxe Hardback edition in a black slipcase.Slight marking to slipcase,some slight creasing to head of d/j spine,From the foreword.It has often been said that books, as the ideas they hold, have a life of their own. A life which estranges itself from the desire and intentions of the author himself. This book was started several times. In fact, I believe it was written many times. Or maybe, it often rewrote itself, and each time it seemed to take a different course: its own course. It began as a mere bundle of data cards; it continued with the addition of different historical criticisms; it later launched into the field of comparison and illustration; then, it became imprisoned in technical complexity and it ended up being none and a bit of each, It is now what it itself wanted to be: an open area where the character, performing what Calderon de la Barca named 'The Great Theatre of the World', can be seen. A Great Theatre that could be besides labelled as 'Urban Planning'. When the life and works of somebody appear together in a book, as it seems to be the case here, they both can act as enemies and destroy each other. This book consists of three parts: The firsts two, called 'Logbook 1955-1975' and 'Logbook 1975-2000', reveal the work of Javier de Mesones; and the third, named 'Kaleidoscope', collects those experiences which, in my opinion, can provide a better understanding of his work and hence of his humanity." 569pp.
Fundacion Metropoli, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Slipcase. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 8460709566
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Inventory #12922
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 64.50 approx. - € 55.25 approx.)
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Wait, Eugene M.
Table of Contents: Preface; The Ancestors; Warmer Climes; Cultures; Domens and Culture; Peoples; Ancient Egypt; Pharaohs; Viziers in Egypt; Descendants of Zoser; Ur; Pharaoh; Thebes and Other Places; Amenemhet III; Mesopotamia; Abraham; Hammurabbi; The Egyptian Empire; A Woman Pharaoh; Pharaohs in Egypt; Judges, Priests, and Astronomers; Trading Peoples; Carthage; Hittites; More on Egypt; Exodus; Moses; Israel; Gideon; Samuel; Israel, Judah and Egypt; To the Northeast; The Fall of Israel; The Fall of Judah; Medes and Persians; The Fall of Egypt; India, China, and America; Technology; Culture; Index.237pp.
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590333470
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Inventory #29870
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Dempsey, Eric
Covers the whole process of appreciating birds on a generic level to the specific methods of identifying different species of birds. It is illustrated throughout with stunning full-colour images taken by some of Europe's leading bird and wildlife photographers. Part one covers many subjects from choosing the right binoculars to a more advanced understanding of how birds use their feathers and beaks. It looks at Ireland as a bird-watching country, and examines the different Irish seasonal migrations.It explains how and why birds communicate, their various nesting strategies, why Ireland has lost some birds and gained new ones, and examines the concept of what makes a species a species. Part two begins with 'Eric Dempsey's Ten Steps to Bird Identification'. This is Eric's own original, tried-and-tested method for the identification of Ireland's birds. It provides the best techniques to identify all the species you might encounter, from garden birds to ducks and geese, from owls to warblers and gulls. Written in a relaxed and easy-to-read style, and rich with breath-taking photographs, "Birdwatching in Ireland" is the book for anyone who has an interest in Ireland's birds. 229pp.Slight bump to bottom right corners.
GIll and MacMillan, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780717142996
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Inventory #22938
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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