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Death and Dying

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Death and Dying

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Mummies, Myth and Magic in Ancient Egypt, El Mahdy, Christine
1 El Mahdy, Christine Mummies, Myth and Magic in Ancient Egypt
London Thames and Hudson 1991 0500275793 / 9780500275795 First Paperback Paperback Good Octavo 
192 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers; corners chipped and a little curled. Previous owner's name inked to first page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. With 155 illustrations, 22 in full colour. Chronology, glossary, suggested reading, index. "Gives for the first time a full account of the work in progress in Europe and the United States to discover from mummies how the ancient Egyptians lived -- what they ate, the illnesses they suffered from, the medical techniques available to help them -- and how they died. Controversial issues such as the rehydrating of tissue and the attempt to clone cells from long-dead pharaohs are also addressed. Featuring specially commissioned diagrams of tombs and royal burial chambers, and a Factfile listing mummies held by major international museums and institutions, this is the most comprehensive volume yet produced on an eternaally fascinating subject." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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2 Keizer, Bert Dancing with Mister D: Notes on life and death
London Doubleday 1996 038540798X / 9780385407984 Paperback Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
324 pp. Light creasing and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Edges of text block yellowed. Black remainder mark to lower edge. Gatefold flaps. Memoir of doctor who works in a nursing home for the terminally ill in Holland. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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3 Lief, Judith L. Making Friends with Death: A Buddhist Guide
Boston Shambhala 2001 1570623325 / 9781570623325 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xvii, 187 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps (corners slightly bumped). Internally as new. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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4 Pollard, Brian The Challenge of Euthanasia
Sydney Little Hills Press 1994 1863150579 / 9781863150576 First Paperback Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
191 pp. Light wear to wraps. Spine uncreased, corners just a little curled. Internally as new. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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