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Health Effects of Chrysotile Asbestos: Contribution of Science to Risk-Management Decisions

By: R. P. Nolan, A.M. Langer, et. al.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Mineralogical Association of Canada: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000012

ISBN: 0921294417

Condition: New


NEW, in original shrink wrap. This volume presents the proceeding of the International workshop, The Health Effects of Chrysotile Asbestos... "This collection of papers summarizes the state of knowledge about chrysotile and amphibole-group asbestos minerals like tremolite, riebechite and grunerite from a histoical and modern perspective: anlysis of historical and modern controlled exposures; incidence of cancer, epidemiology;mineralogy; metamorphic petrology; and statistical assessment of risk." (From the publisher). 304 pages. View more info

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Pflanzen der Liebe: Aphrodisiaka in Mythos, Geschichte und Gegenwart

By: Christian Ratsch

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bern, Switzerland, Hallwag Verlag: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000247

ISBN: 3444103670

Condition: Very Good


Glossy cover scuffed and slightly creased, slight wear to edges, contents near fine, binding tight. A detailed catalog of medicinal plants thought to be aphrodisiacs. Includes ancient to modern history of the uses of these plants and their ethnobotany. Profusely illustrated with color photographs, historical drawings and tables. An interesting work of value to ethnobotanists, herbalists, and subscribers of natural medicines. 208 pages. View more info

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Workshop on Asbestos: Definitions and Measurement Methods

By: C. C. Gravatt, Philip D. LaFleur and Kurt F. J. Heinrich

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000137

Condition: Good


Cover shows some scuffing and minor soiling, spine is creased but intact. "Proceedings of a workshop on asbestos held at the National Bureau of Standards..." 38 papers representing all aspects of research on asbestos from mineralogy and geologic origin, to chemistry and health effect, to analytical analysis and detection methods. An important early work in the determination of the heath effects of asbestos exposure. 496 pages, including many tables, charts, diagrams and B&W photographs. View more info