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1 No Miljoniem ( Ik Was Een Der Millionen)

By: Vigmans, Johans H. ( Johan H. Wigmans )

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Apgads Daugavas Vanags, 1968

Edition: First Latvian Edition


216pp. Original clear plastic Dj. A very good, clean, tight copy. " Lidzigi neskaitamiem naiviem rietumniekiem, ari Vigmans uzskatija Pad. savienibu par patiesu draugu un sabiedroto, bet piedzivoja savas dzives rugtako vilsanos --- Ta jaunais holandietis Anglijas vieta nokluva dazados padomju cietumos un vergu nometnes, kur pavadija 10 gadu, precizi - 3650 dienu, iekam ieguva brivibu --" View more info

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A Life's Journey: Vaira Vike-Freiberga, President of Latvia

By: Vitols Dixon, Nadine

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Riga, Petergailis, 2005


227pp. Photographs. Almost as new. Biography of Latvia's President, VVF. Includes bibliography and chronology. As a psychology professor, psycholinguist and Latvian folklorist VVF had already established an impressive reputation before her return to Latvia. After the failed Soviet coup against Mikhail Gorbachev in 1991, Latvia along with the two other Baltic nations, Lithuania and Estonia, saw an opportunity to break free and declared independence.Seven Years later, V... View more info

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A Study of Rudolfs Blaumanis

By: Ziedonis, Arvids

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Helmut Buske Verlag, 1979


532pp. Cover edges and spine show some slight wear, else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. Hamburger Philologische Studien 48 " This is the first major study on Rudolfs Blaumanis in the English language; it is, in fact, the most thorough study on Blaumanis in any language thus far. The purpose of the study is to familiarise English speaking scholars and students of literature with the life and works of Blaumanis, some of his contemporaries, and those literary ... View more info

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Albatross Veltijums Konstantina Raudives Simtgadei

By: Sokolova, Ingrida

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Antera, 2009


170pp, Photographs. Fine. Saturs: I. Sokolova - Simtgades skatijums. J. Klidzejs - Konstantina Raudives solis uz nezinamo pasauli. Zenta Maurina - Spanu gara sutnis. Konstantins Raudive - Sapni un isteniba - meditacijas par Don Kihota temu. Laikmeta agonija un tas domatajs Miguels Unamuno. Ortega i Gasets - ilgas pec skaidras dzives plana. Mana saruna ar Romenu Rolanu. Divejadi dzives veidi. Dzives kultura. Par personigo dzivi. K. Taudives vestule Z. Mauri... View more info

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Aleksandrs Laime Un Vina Zelta Upe

By: Stavro, Andris

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Riga, Apgads Jana Seta, 1999


"Sis ir dokumentals dzivesstasts kura pamata ir Alewksandra Laimes piezimes un dokumenti, arhivu materiali, publikacijas...." (A. Stavro) "Kanaimas iedzivotaji, venecueliesi un indiani, runaja par Laimi ar apbrinu un cienu. " Vinu seit nekad neaizmirsis" "Legendars virs un tepuju vientulnieks" "Dieva izredzetais" "Vins bija dievisks, itka butu dzivojis miljoniem gadu" "Vins mekleja zeltu un dimantus, tacu nekad nevie... View more info

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Andrejs Eglitis

By: Zirnitis, Edmunds

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Vaidava, 1980


509 pp. Photographs, illustrations. Extensive bibliography. Gift presentation inscription on half title. Dj. shows some light wear, else a very good, clean, tight, bright copy." Lai suminati tie literati un kritiki, kuru preses rakstu ainas un domas par dzejnieka Andreja Eglisa dzivi, dzeju un dziesmu ir bijusas tik raksturigas un nozimigas, ka autoram patikusas bez parafrazesanas iekomponet sis teiksmas celtne" Plass un bagatigs Eglisa dailrades parskats View more info

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Annas Frankas Dienasgramata

By: Franka Anna ( Anne Frank )

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba, 1963

Edition: First Latvian Edition


319pp. A Good + copy. Cover gently tired, interior sound, clean, unmarked, without d.j. Translated from the German (not Dutch) edition "Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank" by Cirene Palkavniece "1942. gada 12. junija Niderlande dzivojosais ebreju uznemejs Oto Franks uzdavinaja savai meitai Annai pieticigu kara laika dzimsanas dienas davanu - nelielu bloknotu. Meitene taja rakstija dienasgramatu, fiksejot savas gimenes un vairaku citu ebreju meginajumu paglabties no hol... View more info

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Anslava Eglisa Dienasgramatas

By: Eglitis, Anslavs

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Zinatne, 2004


243pp. A very good, almost as new copy. "Dienasgramatas tiekamies ar patiesigu, nevien kritisku, bet ari paskritisku makslinieku, kas nevairas izteikt savas dzilakas jutas: naves bailes, naidu un milestibu. Autora tiesums un jaunekligais spontanums padara tas par iedvesmojosu un valdzinosu lasamvielu. --- Dienasgramatas varam izsekot Anslava Eglisa interesem, lasamvielai, gleznotaja gaitam, draugiem, draudzenem un veselibas stavoklim. Eglitis apgrozas vide, kur dabi... View more info

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Ar Latviju Svesuma Gleznotajs Janis Zuntaks

By: Brancis, Maris

Price: $12.00

Publisher: [ Riga ], Apgads Mantojums, 2006


132pp. Almost as new. Detailed bibliography and listing of the artist's work. Numerous colour photographs of the artist's work. Two page summary in English. "Tas ir stasts par identitates saglabasanas dramatismu citu tautu ielenkuma, par to, ka makslinieka pardzivojumi gariga pasaule ienes noteiktas izmainas radosa snieguma." (J. Brancis) " " Ka Kalmite kluva pazistams ar savam kletim un rijam, ta musu vidu Janis Zuntaks kluva slavens ar savam ziemas ainavam." ( Ilze Pr... View more info

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Astonpadsmit

By: Kovalevska, Margarita

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Vasteras, Ziemelblazma Janis Abucs, 1967

Inscription: Signed by Author


334pp. Photographs. Dj extremities show some wear but neatly enclosed in an attractive mylar cover, presentation inscription by the AUTHOR on the title page: " -....kaut mirkli par stundam klutu, un stundas par gliemeziem verstos - M Kovalevska - Ciepa 1970g. vasara" Else a very good, clean, tight copy.. Tas ir svaigi uzrakstits, ar istenibas tiesumu bagats stasts - kam pamata autores dienasgramata, piezimes, kas atstatas uz papira, atrodoties sava muza astonpadsmitaja... View more info

Image for Atkal Dzimtene Aleksandras Dzervites muza devums Latviesu Lietiskas Makslas Attistiba Trimda Back Home Again Aleksandra Dzervitis And The Development Of Latvian Crafts In Exile

Atkal Dzimtene Aleksandras Dzervites muza devums Latviesu Lietiskas Makslas Attistiba Trimda Back Home Again Aleksandra Dzervitis And The Development Of Latvian Crafts In Exile

By: Jansone, Aija

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Riga, Zinatne, 2013


167pp. A New unread copy. Biligual English and Latvian Edition. Attractively illustrated. Bibliography. "This publication is dedicated to Aleksandra Dzervite ... the Latvian applied arts expert and craftswoman, outstanding needlewoman and teacher. ..... The main directions of A. Dzervitis professional activities are described, including hand drawn sketches, original compositions and photographs of her creations. Also included is a manuscript of teaching materials, with p... View more info

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Atminas Par Krisjani Valdemaru

By: Kreicbergs, Janis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: East Lansing, [ Gauja ], 1978

Edition: Reprint Edition


47pp. Reprint of the 1925 edition. Neat ownership on top of front cover, else a very good, clean, bright, unmarked copy. "Atminas par Valdemaru atstajusi laikabiedri Janis Kreicbergs ------ un daudzi citi. Ka politikis un saimniecisks darbinieks Valdemars ietekmeja ne tikai Latvijas un latviesu tautas vesturi, bet ari visu Baltijas gubernu sabiedribu un visas Krievijas imperijas saimnieciski politisko dzivi." No satura: I. Valdemars ka majas tevs. II. Krisjanis Vald... View more info

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Atminas Par Maniem Dienesta Laikiem No 1943.gada 18. Maija Lidz 1946. Gada 1. Aprilim

By: Barkans, Juris

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Riga, Latvijas Universitates Zurnala "Latvijas Vesture" Fonds, 2001


147pp. Extensively illustrated with 50 of the author's own sketches in colour. Plasi illustrets ar autora atminu skicem krasas. "--- domaju, ka par latviesu jaunekliem vacu darba dienesta (RAD) Jura Barkana atminas ir pirmas lidz sim publicetas--- raksta par darbadienesta ikdienu --- otraja nodala stastits par dienestu armija, nesot legionara vardu --- daudziem tukstosiem bija lemts pazust Gulaga arhipelaga. Visi nepazudam. Par to smagais stastijums gramatas tresaaja no... View more info

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Auzans Iss Dzives Stasts Ar 11 Illustracijam

By: Auzane - Vitolina

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Zelta Abele, 1955


39pp. A very good, clean unmarked copy. Pages uniformly yellowed. Rear cover has the detatchable publisher's send in flap. " Pec gen. Auzana rakstitam atminam un dokumentiem, Latv. Strelnieku pieminas izdevumiem, piederigo un cinas biedru vestulem un atminam" View more info

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Avju Gans Nojaunarajiem

By: Grivans, H. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Author's Publication, 1980


215pp. Photographs. A very good copy. . Light sunning to spine. "Macitajs Grivans izsmelosi apraksta vairakkartigas apcietinasanas un izsutijumus soda nometnes. Okupacijas varas spaidi paradas visos sikumos. - Ar merktiecigu metodi padomju vara megina sagraut cilveka garigo un fizisko speku, lai tad piespiestu apliecinat neizdaritus kriminalus, vai politiskus noziegumus.. Si gramata liecina par kalposanu Dievam, par nesalauzamu ticibas speku, kas nepazist bailes.&#34... View more info