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Sandham, Fran
"Traversa" is a fascinating account of the hardships and hilarity Fran Sandham experienced during his epic solo journey on foot across Africa, from the Skeleton Coast to the Indian Ocean through Namibia, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania. Inspired by the legendary crossings of the great explorers, Sandham left the daily grind of London to undertake an extraordinary adventure. "Traversa" describes his brushes with danger in the form of lions and snakes, land mines and bandits, his 2-month battle with a syphilitic donkey, malaria and the everyday troubles that arise when walking across Africa. Underpinned with stories of the great explorers themselves - Livingstone, Stanley and Galton among others - "Traversa" is the written proof of Sandham's grit, determination and sheer obsession with the continent of Africa.
Duckworth, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780715637029
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Inventory #19368
Price: £ 6.50 GBP ($ 7.93 approx. - € 7.74 approx.)
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Edited By Parini, Rossella and Andria, Generoso
The last fifteen years have witnessed the extraordinary evolution of basic and clinical research in the field of lysoso-mal storage diseases (LSDs), transforming many of them from dire, untreatable progressive diseases to conditions that allow for possible cure or mitigation. In addition to the presently employed techniques of haematopoietic stem cell transplantation and enzyme replacement for a number of lysoso-mal storage diseases, other therapeutic approaches are being developed that are based on different principles. The awareness that the efficacy of treatment is greater if adminis-tered at the first signs of disease or, even better, during the pre-symptomatic phase underscores the urgency of early clinical diagnosis. Efforts are being made to improve the clinical acumen of paediatricians, paediatric surgeons and neurologists, rheumatologists, orthopaedists, and other professionals who come into early contact with children with LSDs. The possibility of including some of these disorders in routine neonatal screening is also a matter of discussion. This volume provides an updated overview of epidemiologic, biochemical, genetic, pathogenetic, and clinical aspects of these disorders and outlines the various treatment options currently available for the LSDs. The need for patients with rare diseases like LSDs to be followed-up in a specialised centre is emphasised in view of the many kinds of multidisciplinary treatment that are needed to improve the quality of life and survival of these children. 184pp. N.B. Foredge of front board scratched.
Editions John Libbey Eurotext, 2010, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9782742007790
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Inventory #28069
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 48.80 approx. - € 47.60 approx.)
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Williamson, Moncrieff; Harris, Robert
N.B. Edges and corners of covers rubbed. Corners creased. Reading creases to spine. 144pp. Includes an inventory of some of Robert Harris' work by The Robert Harris Inventory Confederation Art Gallery, Charlottetown.
The National Gallery of Canada, 1973, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0888842457
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Inventory #23784
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.30 approx. - € 17.85 approx.)
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Candell-Riera, J and Ortega-Alcalde D. (Editors)
This book, which is based on the experience of a single hospital team, encompasses major issues in nuclear cardiology with a clinical orientation. It lays particular emphasis on everyday clinical problems and situations which particularly address technical, physical or experimental advances. There are three parts: the first is a review of technical and procedural issues; in the second the major clinical conditions in which nuclear cardiology techniques have an application are reviewed, with a critical appraisal of their uses; and the third part provides an overview of the statistical and epidemiological fundamentals which are relevant for a proper understanding and evaluation of the results of nuclear studies. The book is addressed to all cardiologists and nuclear medicine specialists. Faint marks to boards but otherwise like new. 401pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Revised. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0792323742
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Inventory #15087
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 48.80 approx. - € 47.60 approx.)
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Editor Tilden, Jill
This volume explores the rich diversity of Asian art. The range of subjects examined includes silk in China under the Northern Song, Indonesian royal and ethnic gold, Islamic arhcitecture in the Deccan, a Persian manuscript of Sa'di's "Gulistan", Khmer sculpture and Mughal red-ground "grotesque" carpets. It highlights the complex interactions of Far and Near Eastern traditions as artistic and religious ideas were transmitted first along the Silk Road, and then as a result of the extensive conquests of Genghis Khan and Timur. The book forms part of the "Hali Annual" series which presents essays on Asian art.198pp.Plus adverts. N.B. Scuff mark to front D/J.
Hali Publications Limited, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Fine. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 1898113203
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Inventory #19204
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.40 approx. - € 23.80 approx.)
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