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.....Es Esmu Parverties Varda Dzeja

By: Klavins, Alberts

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Valmiera, 2007


201pp. As new. Autors, skolotajs, gluzi pie sevis rakstijis dzeju no sirds, to padomju gados nevienam neradidams."Lidz sim bridim neviens ari nezinaja kolektiva ka vins raksta dzejolus --- cilveks ar labu humora izjutu vienmer no vina izskaneja trapigi teicieni un atbildes -- Vins likas ka ir ka miera udeni bet tomer bija prasigs. Biezi stastija anekdotes ar dzilu domu tad par tam varejam smieties vai veselu nedelu. Parlasot dzejolus man skita ka tur ir izkristali... View more info

A Divided Voice

By: Sparshott, Francis

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press, 1965


71pp. Acquisition info. discreetly inscribed on t.p. Else a very good, clean, tight copy. Sparshott was "a professor of ethics and the author of a remarkable book on aesthetics. The whole collection is pervaded by his wit, which is distilled in some excellent light verse and becomes truly comic in 'Lines for a Future Astronaut' and 'Song of Rolland', and by poetic ingenuity and arresting images. His command of formal thinking is reflected in his elegance of po... View more info

A Key to Modern British Poetry

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 1952

Edition: First American Edition


209pp. Third printing 1972. Some light wear to dj. Acquisition info. discreetly inscribed on tp. Else a clean, bright, tight unmarked copy. Although the poetry referred to is no longer "modern", it is still quite significant as are Durell's particular insights. "The author opens his discussion with an examination of the connection between Einstein's theories of relativity and modern poetry. He then considers the effect of psychology---- theories have ra... View more info

Akmens Maize

By: Jaunzeme, Ausma

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, Echo Publishers West, 1975


[40pp.] Spine has a small, almost invisible, clear acid free repair, neat previous ownwr's name on half title, else a clean bright copy. "Akmens maizes varsmas atainojas gan sencu paganiska mitologija, gan dazadi musu vestures notikumi. Pat svesaja var slepties latviskais...autorei veicies ar dzivas izteles palidzibu radit savus pardzivojumus uz vestures fona, izvairoties no tuksam frazem, letiem kosumiem" (G.Plavkalns) ... "Jaunzeme ...sarakstija divas la... View more info

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All Birds Know This Selected Contemporary Latvian Poetry

By: Sadovska, Kristine

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Riga, Taipals, 2001


255pp. Fine, as new. Introduction by prominent Latvian literary critic Guntis Berelis.Poets represented: Amanda Aizpuriete, Vizma Belsevica, Uldis Berzins, Leons Briedis, Peteris Bruveris, Maris Caklais, Astride Ivaska, Jo, Juris Kronbergs, Liana Langa, Maris Pujats, Edvins Raups, Janis Rokpelnis, Maris Salejs, Gunars Salins, Knuts Skujnieks, Karlis Verdins, Mara Zalite, Imants Ziedonis, Peteris Zirnitis. Translations by:Ieva Lesinska, Mara Rozitis, Astride Ivaska, Ingu... View more info

An Anthology of Chinese Verse - Han Wei Chin and the Northern and Southern Dynasties

By: Frodsham, J.D.; Hsi, Ch'eng (Translators)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1967

Edition: First Edition


198pp. dj spine and rear panel show some signs of wear, front cover clean and fresh. Attractive bookplate on ffe with acquisition information discreetly inscribed on t.p. Else a very good clean bright, tight copy. Navy blue binding with bright gilt lettering. " The eight centuries that lie between the founding of the Han ( 206 B.C.) and the fall of the Sui (618 B,C.) are of considerable importance in the history of Chinese verse. The stylistic range, complexity ... View more info

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Angel

By: Garnet, Eldon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Press Porcepic, 1972


64pp. Almost as new. Original clear plastic dj in excellent condition. , a clean bright, tight, unmarked copy. An attractive example of Porcepic's "small press" work. Press Porcepic; located in Erin; Ontario in a main street shoe store; emphasizes quality book-making and recapturing the intimate working relationship of author; editor and printer. ( Reg Innell ( 1974(?) ) pgs Postal adjustment on some lighter books. View more info

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Antenu Burtnica

By: Langa, Liana

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Riga, Neputns, 2006


" Lia-nas Langas tresais dzejolu krajums "Antenu burtnica" atklaj ka uz naza asmens nobalansetu dzives tverumu, kas satriec ar dzilu jutigumu, ievainojamibu, ieksejas redzes kosmisku amplitudu un spe-u sublimeties dzejas tela. Ta nav viegli tapusi dzeja, bet lidz mielem izdzivota dzive, kura vienlidz liela nozime ir gan braucienam piepilsetas vilciena un galas pirkanai Ciekurkalna tirgus paviljona, gan jausmai par Dieva klatesamibu un laika straumes bezgalib... View more info

Antologija Ta Zeme Ir Musu Latviesu Topografiskas Dzejas Antologija

By: Johansons, Andrejs (Compiled by)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Daugava, 1958


359pp. Attractive dark blue faux leather binding with gilt bands and type on spine. Handwritten presentation on half title, else a very good, clean, bright, tight copy. "kaut cik prava apjoma atrodama topografiska dzeja - lirika un liroepika, kas ietver noteiktu Latvijas vietu telojumus." (A. Johansons) Dzeja sadaliti sekojosi ... Daugava, Riga, Vidzeme, Kurzeme, Zemgale, Latgale. View more info

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Apkartne

By: Zalite, Mara

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Riga, Petergailis,


97pp. But for some light wear to bottom cnrs, a very good, clean bright, tight, unmarked copy "Jauna stilistika, jauna paradigma, formas meklejumi. Dzeja Mara itin ka atgriezas atpakal savos pirmsakumos - 1977. gada, kad iznaca vinas pirmais krajums "Vakar zalaja zale". [..] Divdesmit gadi starp "Vakar zalaja zale" un "Apkartni". No briza, kad vina tik "jauna, gaisa un nevilusies" gribeja iziet visam cauri, lidz bridim, kad ari vinas patiba, esiba noslepusies dzili, dz... View more info

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Ar Laika Degli

By: Kraslavietis, Valdis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Celinieks, 1962

Inscription: Signed by Author


96pp. 1080 copies. SIGNED with a presentation inscription : "Kas metalu nesajis miesas , to saudzigak tiesas ! - Valdis Kraslavietis. Toronto 24. 3. 62 Ar autora parakstu. Very clean tight copy, some minor edgewear to dj. "Sedevri ir kara draugu vestules. Kad vecajam kanakam uznak "melnais", ...... "Verojot Amerikas vidi un latviesu trimdas sabiedribu no malas, atkal un atkal cauri satirai pavid sirsnigas, dainiski romantiskas ilgas pec dzimtenes.&... View more info

Ar Pipi Uz Makona Malas Dzejoli Un Antidzejoli

By: Muks, Roberts

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Riga, Daugava, 2001


167pp. Almost as new, unread. Dzeja un filozofija laikam gan nak no viena un ta paša avota. Tacu ka filozofs es gribu izteikties precizak, jo mani fascine skaidriba. Nevar visu laiku dzivot poetiska haosa. Tas ir augligs - bet ar to vien man nepietiek. Man vajag skaidribu" (Autors) "Brinums Muka dzeja ir izejas stadija. Nekas mazak par brinumu. Pirmsakums, debesu plekitis, uz kura mes - dzejnieki un lasitaji satiekamies. " (M.Caklais) View more info

Ar Tikko Griestu Keizarkroni Roka

By: Ziedonis Imants

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Riga, Liesma, 1979


238pp. Very good, clean, tight bright copy. " ievietoti pazistamakie darbi no lidzsinejiem krajumiem "Zemes un sapnu smilts" "Sirds dinamits" "Motocikls", "Es ieeju sevi", "Ka svece deg", "Caurvejs" "Man labveliga tumsa" ka ari fragmenti no "Poema par pienu" Mara Cakla prieksvards." ( Liesma) View more info

Asinszale

By: Peters, Janis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Riga, Liesma, 1970


99pp. Some slight edgewear, else a very good, clean, bright copy. " Jana Petera otrs krajums ir tada dzejas prateja dzejas pilns, kas veido un briedina sevi arvien jauniem atklasmes briziem, lai paraditu, ko dzeja var...maka lietot savu valodu, atmazgajot to no gruziem, tuvinot vardu vardam, esot nesaudzigam pret teikumu un gramatisko formu manigo dabu." (G. Irbe) View more info

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At the Fallow's Edge a Selection of Poems By Astrid Ivask Edited and Translated By Inara Cedrins

By: Ivask, Astrid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Inklings 3 Mudborn Press, 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author


32pp. Second printing. Published by a small art press. Elegant layout. top and bottom edges slightly browned with slight signs of crinkling, else a very good, clean, bright copy enclosed in original mylar. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR Intoduction by Cedrins. Afterword by Ivask. Bilingual Latvian English edition. View more info