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Figures In A Landscape

By: Helwig, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003903


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

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The Baltic in International Relations Between the Two World Wars: Symposium Organized by the Centre for Baltic Studies, November 11-13, 1986, University of Stockholm, Frescati

By: Hiden, John; Loit, Aleksander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Centre for Baltic Studies, University of Stockholm: 1988

Seller ID: 002578


399pp. Bibliography. Notes. A very good, clean, tight, bright copy. "A volumeof essays which tries to reflect the views of specialists from different countries ------ The theme of our study ---- contains a range of issues of both considerable historical interest, and indeed of concern to current policy makers, namely, the role of small nations in the international system, the function of East - West trade, the relationship between "foreign"and "economic"policy and the ... View more info

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Contact or isolation? : Soviet-Western relations in the interwar period : symposium organized by the Centre for Baltic Studies, October 12-14,

By: Hiden, John; Loit, Aleksander Editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Centre for Baltic Studies, University of Stockholm: 1991

Seller ID: 002579


442pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. The book considers the political, economic and ideological relations between Western Europe and the Soviet Union between 1917 and 1941. This volume contains twenty five papers in English and German. on matters relating to the following topics : Disruption and Restoration of Political Relations. Rise and Fall of Economic Exchange. Conflict and Cooperation within the International Labour Movement.. Bridge or Barrier? The Bal... View more info

King Log

By: Hill, Geoffrey

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1976

Seller ID: 001014


70pp. A very good, clean, tight, bright copy. Third impression. "A small collection, it nevertheless serves as an excellent introduction to the poet, showing many of his concerns and much of his talent in poems that are concise and lyrical. --Beginning with the important Ovid in the Third Reich, Hill's interests here include the horrors of the Third Reich, but also look farther back in history, using the examples of the fates of numerous poets in several of th... View more info

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New Poems: 1965 - 1969

By: Hope, A.D.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003870


76pp. An attractive, clean, unmarked d.j. Acquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p. , else a very good, clean, tight, bright copy. Considered to be among Australia's greatest poets, if not the most accomplished " scholar, satirist, poet, innovator, and character. "A great poet, a great soul and that rare bird today, 'an intellectual who is not sundered from the human race." ( P. Ryan) "-- his poems rely on world mythology, found in sources as diverse as the ... View more info

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The Annexation of the Baltic States and its Effect on the Development of Law Prohibiting Forcible Seizure of Territory

By: Hough, William J.H. III

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York Law School: 1985

Seller ID: 002392


pp 301-533 ( New York Law School Journal of International and Comparative Law Volume 6 Number 2 Winter 1985) - a very good, clean, tight copy. "The annexation of the Baltic States has served as a major precedent - one which has moved international law onto a plane much higher than that existing in 1940. For the first time in recorded history, the majority of the members of the world community have refused over a lengthy period to recognize the legitimacy of title a... View more info

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The Topolobampo Poems And Other Memories

By: Inkster, Tim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Erin, Press Porcepic: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003899


64pp. A couple of small closed neatly repaired tears to the covers which show very mild spotting but gratly improved by a clear, atrtractive mylar protector.. acquisition information discreetly inscribed on t.p. else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. Topolobampo Poems was lnkster's firsl publishcd collection of poetry. Lighter books, such as this can be shipped at cost. pgs View more info

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Emancipation and Interdependence The Baltic Tates as New Entities in the International Economy, 1918 -1940 A Symposium Organized By the Centre for Baltic Studies, Stockholm University, 15 -17 October 1992

By: Johansen, Anders, Kangeris, Karlis et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Centre for Baltic Studies, University of Stockholm: 1994

Seller ID: 002580


385pp. Notes. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. " The overall aim of this book is to elucidate the integration of the newly independent Baltic States into the prvailing international economic system of the interwar period, a development of international commercial and financial interdependence which was related to a process of national economic emancipation. 1. Tsarist Successor States in the Soviet - Western Borderland 2. Restrictions on International Cooperation... View more info

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Home Free

By: Johnston, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003893


64pp. Acquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p. else a very good, clean, tight,unmarked copy. Without dust jacket and apparently issued as such. , ""the achievement is substantial, skilful, and emotionally exact. The extended technical resources broaden and establish more solidly his own tunes and his own vision - distinctive, quaint, witty, serious, recognizable, unashamedly idiosyncratic --- subtle and effortless precision, its unobtrusive technica... View more info

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The Happy Hungry Man

By: Jonas, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, House of Anansi: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003895


Unpaginated. [57] Photographs. Neat previous ownership on fe. some rubbing to lower spine and carefully inscribed acquisition info on t.p. Else a very good, clean, bright, unmarked copy. "How fresh these early poems seem today! Direct, formally accomplished, restless, incisive; conscious of death and history and of the meaninglessness of much human activity, but conscious also of fleeting moments of pleasure, and not immune to love. These poems are devoid of self-pity... View more info

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The Floating Garden

By: Jones, D. G. (Douglas-Gordon)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Toronto, Coach House Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003890


105pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight unmarked copy. very faint almost imperceptable small crease to cnr of rear cover. Governor General's prize winner. Awarded his second A.M.Klein Prize for this book. Jones poetry is lyrical amd imagist....marked by economy and precision... (Ian Hamilton) pgs View more info

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Baltic States: A Study of their Origin and National Development, Their Seizure and Incorporation into U.S.S.R. Interim Report of the Select Committee on Communist Aggression, House of Representatives, Eighty Third Congress, Second Session, 1954,

By: Kersten, Charles J.

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Buffalo, William S. Hein & Co.: 1972

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 003830


537pp. Reprint edition edited by Igor I. Kavass and Adolf Sprudzs A very good, clean, bright, tight copy "...the report on the Baltic States was extensive, scholarly, flawlessly a-political in the ethnic sense, and extremely well documented.....discusses thoroughly the events of 1939 - 40 that led to Soviet occupation. These events are examined with an eye for identifying the model the Soviets used for occupation and sovietization." [V.S. Vardys] View more info

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Hypatia or New Foes with an Old Face

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1915

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 003912


459pp. A very good + copy. Green cloth boards with an attractive Art Nouveau design stamped into front cover and spine. Covers virtually unworn but for some very faint rubbing to top and bottom of spine edges. A clean, tight copy. With eight illustrations by Byam Shaw. "The story of Hypatia - mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher - who was caught up in a conflict between the Church and the Roman Empire, and murdered by a Christian mob in 415 AD. The Alexandr... View more info

Latviesu Kordziesmas Antologija I 1873-1917 Originaldziesmas Jauktiem Sieviesu Un Viru Koriem a Capela

By: Klotins, A. (compiled by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Riga, Liesma: 1986

Seller ID: 000826


173pp. Spine slightly faded, else a very good, clean, tight copy. An anthology of Latvian Choral music for mixed choirs. "For choirs of other nationalities who would like to sing these songs in Latvian, a table of Latvian letters in phonetic transcription is appended." Composers represented: Baumanis, Ore, Jurjans, Straume, Vitols, Melngailis, Darzins, Kalnins, Zalitis, Kazocins, Abele. Introduction in Latvian, English and Russian. The Introduction is written in... View more info

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The Army Does Not Go Away

By: Knight, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Anansi: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003891


42pp. Neat previous ownership on cnr of inner cover. Acquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p. else a very good, clean, tight unmarked copy. David Knight's The Army Does Not Go Away is full of witty, well turned poems, many of them in traditional forms. Knight recalls Auden in the way he takes the old forms and subverts them to his purposes, which, in the "public" Nigerian poems of this book, are political as well as poetic. His rhymes are well chosen... View more info

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Partners in Tyranny The Nazi-Soviet Non Aggression Pact Auigust 23, 1939

By: Kolasky, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Mackenzie Institute: 1990

Seller ID: 001483


158pp. Appendix, notes, index. Photographs A concise summary of the developments starting in the twenties that lead to the conclusion of the pact, including Soviet relations with the Nazi regime 1933 - 1939. " Kolasky's account of the Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact lifts the veil from a crucial act of collaboration between dictators that made WWII virtually inevitable and condemned millions of Poles, Ukranians, Latvians, Estonians, Lithuanians and Jews to death or a... View more info

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Don't Call Me, Don't Look for me! Life of Soviet Secret Agent

By: Kolbergs, Andris

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Talsi, A.K.A. Jurmala: 2004

Seller ID: 002344


485 pp. A very good, clean tight copy. Original Latvian title Meklejiet sievieti ( Cherchez la femme) Translated by Anita Liepins. Kolbergs is the foremost Latvian detetctive fiction writer with a Balzacian eye for detailing everyday life. "According to the Latvian Institute, Andris Kolbergs critically analysed " the social environment of the genre of crime and detective novels". Don't call me, don't look for me! Life of Soviet secret agent appears to be t... View more info

Pinball

By: Kosinski, Jerzy

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Toronto & New York, Bantam: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000917


287 pp Signed with dedication to recipient, March 1982 as well as with Kosinski's "self portrait" caricature on ffe. Furher signed by Kosinski on half title A very good, clean, tight, bright copy. "Pinball is a surreal, intense meditation on the relationship of art to the artists that produce it, and the relationship of artists to their audience. Reportedly written in response to JohnLennon's assassination, Pinball is the story of an obsessive fan's searc... View more info

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Hans Fingerhut's Frog Lesson A Fairy Tale

By: Lampman, Archibald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Golden Dog Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003894


Unpaginated [8] 26cm. 300 copies. Acquisition information discreetly inscribed on t.p. Else a very good +, clean, unmarked copy. An attractive Canadian small press publication. Lampman's fairy tale ---- a la maniere de Anderson " the protagonist of the tale, a poet --- is transformed by an elf into a frog so that he may learn the lesson of the stream and regain his sense of the beauty and freshness of the world" (D.M.R. Bentley) pgs View more info

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Narva 1944: The Waffen-SS and the Battle for Europe

By: Landwehr, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Silver Spring, Md, Bibliophile Legion Books: 1981

Seller ID: 003096


183pp..Illus. Previous ownership sig. on tp., else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. "describes events from January 1944 and the Soviet offensive to break the Leningrad Siege, following essentially the III SS Panzer Corps and neighbouring units' precipitous withdrawal to the Luga and Narva rivers, the battles along the Narva river, followed by the evacuation of Narva in July 1944 and the ensuing battle for Sinimäe (a.k.a. Tannenberg, or Blue Hills). It ends w... View more info