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Image for Sanskrit Historical Phonology A Simplified Outline for the Use of Beginners in Sanscrit

Sanskrit Historical Phonology A Simplified Outline for the Use of Beginners in Sanscrit

By: Edgerton, Franklin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Haven, American Oriental Society: 1946

Seller ID: 001981

Condition: Very Good +


31pp. Covers show some light age toning, else a very good, clean, unmarked copy. "It is intended to furnish in as simple a form as possible, the barest essentials of the subject: just what it seems to me a beginner must have in order to get a sound view of the basic system---" ( Author) View more info

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Gallows Over Europe Poems

By: Eglitis, Andrejs

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, John Calder: 1984

Seller ID: 002877

Condition: Very Good +


126pp. A very good, clean unmarked, almost as new copy." Translated from the Latvian by Robert Fearnley in collaboration with Velta Snikere. "Eglitis, one of Latvia's great poets, has been writing with elegance and great lyric power of love, humanity and freedom for half a century. The 80 poems in Gallows over Europe express his political awareness and his fervent patriotism as well as his deep religious experience and concern for the human condition. These e... View more info

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Latvian Literature Under the Soviets: 1940-1975

By: Ekmanis, Rolfs

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Belmont, Nordland Publishing Co.: 1978

Seller ID: 003646

Condition: Very Good +


533pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. (Dr. Ekmanis deals in turn with the first year of Soviet rule (1940-1941), Latvian Communist writers in the Soviet Union, 1941-1945, Literary Decline During the Period of Zhdanovism, Latvian Literature During the First Thaw, 1953-1957, the Aftermath of the Thaw, 1957-1960, and, finally, the Battle for Cultural Autonomy. There are eighty-six pages of notes, and a massive "selected bibliography" of seventy-five pages." (Litu... View more info

Walking Since Daybreak A Story of Eastern Europe Word War II and the Heart of Our Century

By: Eksteins, Modris

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000750

Condition: Very Good +


258pp. Extensive notes, index. Photographs. In almost as new condition. " Part history, part autobiography.... tells the tragic story of the Baltic nations before, during and after World War II. Personal stories of the survival of Modris Ekstein's family members lend an intimate dimension to this vast narrative." (Key Porter) View more info

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Stockholm Documents The German Occupation of Latvia 1941-1945 What Did America Know?

By: Ezergailis, Andrew Editor

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Riga, Historical Institute Of Latvia: 2002

Seller ID: 004090

Condition: As New


506 pp. Symposium of the Commission of the Historians of Latvia Volume 5. Dj over paper covers. A clean, bright, as new copy. "The Latvian American historian Andrew Ezergailis has recently edited a collection of primary materials entitled Stockholm Documents: The German Occupation of Latvia, 1941-1945: What Did America Know? Based on reports prepared during the war by Latvian diplomats abroad who had sources in occupied Latvia, these materials parallel collection... View more info

Inta's Poems II

By: Ezergailis, Inta Miska

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Ulysses House: 2006

Seller ID: 000489

Condition: Very Good


164pp. Photographs. Includes a short essay, "Inta The Poet" that has several discrete, short underlinings, otherwise a very good, clean bright copy. "Inta was a Latvian, yet that fact she hardly mentions in her poetry. Instead it is conveyed through words and imagery.....a word or a phrase suddenly awakens all my encrusted Latvian senses: suddenly I see, touch, smell, listen, taste...." (Astrid Stahnke) View more info

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The United States Of Heaven/Gwendolyn Papers/That Chainletter Hiway

By: Fetherling, Doug

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, House of Anansi: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003881

Condition: Very Good +


75pp. Covers unmarked, clean and tight. Ownership on corner of f.endpaper and copyright and acquisition information neatly inscribed on copyright and half title pages... (see jpg) Else a very good, clean, bright, tight unmarked copy. " Collected from notebooks, anthologies and semi clandestine magazines on both sides of the border ... surreal, sardonic and brilliantly inventive" ( Publisher) Light book- shipped at lower rate. pgs --- View more info

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The Beatles A Private View

By: Freeman, Robert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 1994

Seller ID: 003864

Condition: Almost As New


174pp. Second impression. An almost as new copy with a very good + dj - careful small repair to top of spine) "The Beatles obviously felt comfortable around Freeman, and he captured many unguarded moments without ever betraying the Beatles' trust or privacy. The early photos in particular reflect a charming innocence that Beatlemania would gradually overwhelm. The burdens of fame and media attention that closed the Beatles off from much of the world and led them to s... View more info

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

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

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003908

Condition: Very Good +


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 and ... View more info

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Angel

By: Garnet, Eldon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Press Porcepic: 1972

Seller ID: 003882

Condition: Almost As New


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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Eros: Autumn 1962, Volume One, Number Three

By: Ginzburg, Ralph ( Editor)

Price: $37.00

Publisher: New York, Eros Magazine Inc: 1962

Seller ID: 003866

Condition: Very Good


96pp. Numerous illustrations . Some light edge and corner wear with light, general aging else an attractive, tight, unmarked copy . VG to VG+. This is the Marilyn Monroe issue. " In 1962, Ginzburg began publication of his first major work, Eros, which was a quarterly hardbound periodical containing articles and photo-essays on love and sex. Only four issues of Eros were published. ( Wikipedia) pgs. View more info

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The Beatles A Celebration 30th Anniversary Edition

By: Giuliano, Geoffrey

Price: $23.00

Publisher: London, Sunburst Books: 1992

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 003863

Condition: As New


240pp. Extensively illustrated AS NEW. "Updated text and new exclusive never before published photographs" "A really good coffee table type read. Lots of info and great pictures." "This book is lavishly decorated with photos and rare pics of memoralbilia and features a nice tribute to the late John Lennon." Heavy book. May require some additional postage. pgs View more info

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The Fallacy of Collective Farming, Five Articles on the Disruption of Collectivized Rural Latvia

By: Goppers, M. (Published By)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Stockholm, M. Goppers [ Zelta Abele ]: 1958

Seller ID: 004078

Condition: Very Good +


93pp. 100O copies. Dj shows some general wear, slight chipping to spine extremities, some spotting, enclosed in a clear mylar protector. Else a very good, clean, tight, copy. " This booklet vividly reveals the dismal reality of day to day life in one of the Soviet-occupied European states. The five authentic articles contained in this booklet give a far truesr picture of life behind the Iron Curtain than all the data of official Soviet statistics. These articles of "se... View more info

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Within The Zodiac

By: Gotlieb, Phyllis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003902

Condition: Very Good +


86pp. Card covers with french flaps. Attractive illustrations by Newfeld. Some very light wear to tip of spine and very slight wear to top of rear cover, Owners bookplate on ffe and discreetly inscribed acquisition information on t.p.. Else a very good, clean, tight, bright, attractive copy.. " Phyllis Gotlieb, another ironic poet of Zohar and zodiac understates instead of overreaches--- breaking the circle in modern Jewish poetry deflates celestial cycles to a mor... View more info

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The Beatles Companion The Fab Four In Film, Performance, Recording, And Print

By: Greenwald, Ted

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Toronto, B. Mitchell ( Michael Friedman): 1992

Seller ID: 003865

Condition: Almost As New


120pp. Illustrated. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. The Beatles companion is not about the Beatle's music, but about people and events behind it, and the artifacts the band left in their wake.... This book is for the neophite collector." ( Author) "---reference book and memorabilia guide ---- contains a discography, filmography, bibliography, special sections on each Beatle, and more than one hundred photographs ----."pgs View more info

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Devotional Theology Meditations on Christian Existence

By: Grislis, Egil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wyndham Hall Press:

Seller ID: 002543

Condition: As New


153pp. As New. "Egil Grislis is an accomplished theologian, with a scholarly knowledge of Christian History" --- "a wise and witty book, learned and literate, often surprising, and refreshingly original" View more info

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The Forehead's Lyre

By: Haartman, Lars von; Baron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1962

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 003884

Condition: Very Good +


62pp. Notes. Acquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p. else a very good, clean bright, tight unmarked copy. Translations by Doris Huestis Spiers. Attractive woodcut illustrations by Sylvia Hahn. Translations of the renowned Finish ornitholigist Baron Lars von Hartman's poems written in Swedish. Translated from "Reseskildring" ( Travelogue) Although a number of the poems reflect a northern melancholy they still posess a philosophic gaiety or lightheartedness. ... View more info

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Points in a Journey

By: Harrison, Keith

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Publishers Ltd.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003889

Condition: Very Good +


63pp. SIGNED by aurhor with a dedicatory inscription. Dj price clipped, extremities and back cover show some light wear else a very good, clean, tight unmarked copy. Every now and then a Collected Poems by an author whom one has only read in small volumes makes one sit up and really listen. Such a book is CHANGES, ( Amazon) and POINTS IN A JOURNEY is the author's first book of poems. Author is the recipient of Australia's Masfield prize for Poetry. Author is also kn... View more info

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Atlantic Crossings

By: Helwig, David

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon: 1974

Seller ID: 003892

Condition: Almost As New


[70] pp. unpaginated. First printing. But for price information at top of ffe. a very lightly incribed copyright date on the copyright page an almost as new book. Clean, bright, tight, unmarked. " Atlantic Crossings (1974), with its four "contrapuntal" narratives of trips to the New World (contrapuntal in that they issue from the mouths of characters as diversified as St. Brendan, a slave-trader, a Norsewoman and Christopher Columbus), revealed a Helwig capable of s... View more info

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Figures In A Landscape

By: Helwig, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003903

Condition: Very Good


217pp. Surfaces showing slight ageing. ownership sig on fe. acquisition info neatly inscribed on t.p. else a very good, clean, tight unmarked copy. Prose and poetry combined. Figures in a Landscape is a real omnibus. I suppose Mr. Helwig had collected a great trunkful of poems and snatches of prose which out of sheer delight at being so lustfully alive bundled itself off into a book . . . It is the charm of the man himself which gives the book its ultimate unity" ( L.... View more info