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Fortress Cholm

By: Perro, Oskars

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Kurland Publishing: 1992

Seller ID: 003761


208pp. 50th Aniversary Edition, in English An almost as new clean, bright, tight copy. Dj. very good. "... regardless of how excellent the Germans are as soldiers, the traditional weakness of Germans as politicians is a really catastrophic problem" ( from the introductory chapter) A detailed, eyewitness non German military memoir of the remarkable battle for Cholm. View more info

Image for Bazilija Plinija Slavas dziesma Rigai  Der Ruhmgesang auf Riga The Encomium to Riga.

Bazilija Plinija Slavas dziesma Rigai Der Ruhmgesang auf Riga The Encomium to Riga.

By: Plinius, Basilius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava : Latvijas kulturas Fonds: 1997

Seller ID: 002569


428pp. NEW Encomium inclitae civitatis Rigae metropolis Livoniae. Polyglot Edition. Latin facsimile; Latvian, English, German and Russian translations. ( Includes facsimili of the 1595 bedition) Includes esays on both the Encomium and its Author repeated in all four languages.) View more info

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Latvijas Ligzdojoso Putnu Atlants 1980-1984. Latvian Breeding Bird Atlas 1980-1984.

By: Priednieks J.; Strazds M.; Petrins A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Riga, Zinatne: 1989

Seller ID: 001493


349. Extensively illustrated ( Birds in b&w) with sighting locations for each species listed. Text in Latvian, English and Russian " Maps of distribution demonstrate the occurence of all bird species. In addition, breeding biotopes are chasracterized, for some species data on breeding density are given -" View more info

Janis Rozentals

By: Pujate, Inta

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Riga, Liesma: 1991

Seller ID: 000973


(300) 205 Colour plates, 86 monochrome reproductions of posters, sketches; some photographs included. Extensive essay in Latvian with summaries in Russian, German and English. An attractive copy in clean, bright, tight condition. Large size: 12.5" x 9" "Latvian painter, graphic designer, writer, critic and teacher -- In both his art and writings he conveyed his synthetic approach and his underlying concern for raising the level of all branches of the a... View more info

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The Sons of Jacob

By: Rainis, Janis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002602


227pp. A very good clean, tight copy. Translated by Grace Rhys. Translated into English from a German language edition and mildly Bowdlerised by the translator to meet with her impression of British sensibility. "Rainis has poured all the passions of the persecuted exile into his study of Joseph. But he is dramatist par excellence, which means he can enter into the soul of every one of his characters, animating them towards their actions from within." (G. Rhys... View more info

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The Striders

By: Ramanujan, A. K.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003897


52pp. Very small chipip to top of lightly sunned spine., otherwise d.j is clean and in very good condition , enclosed in a mylar protector. Bookplate on ffe with discreetly inscribed acquisition information on tp. A very good +, clean, tight copy. "A.K. Ramanujan is a leading poet of Indian English literature.He is well known globally for his excellent and special depiction of Indian sensibilities drawn from Indian life and culture--- Without A.K Ramanujan no discu... View more info

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Old Estonia The People and Culture

By: Rank, Gustav

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1976

Seller ID: 003946


152pp. Photographs, Drawings, Bibliography. Indiana University Uralic and Altaic series; v.112. Ownershipsig onffe. Else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. "---a general orientation of an ancient cultural life of a small nation. 1. Origin and Historical Environment of the Estonians 2. The Economic Basis of the Estonian Folk Culture 3. The Forms of Settlement and Farm Buildings 4. Handicrafts and Popular Applied Art 5. The Appearance of the People: Nation... View more info

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Within The Whirling Moment

By: Rapoport, Janis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, House of Anansi: 1967

Seller ID: 003883


32pp. Some3 sunning to covers, Ownership on fe. and acquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p. - else a very good clea, copy. Author's first book of poetry. " . She has received numerous awards including the New York Art Directors Club Award of Merit in 1983, the American Institute of Graphic Arts Certificate of Excellence in 1983, the American Poetry Association Award in 1986 --- " and many others. "--- a very interesting person with a wealth of experience ... View more info

Ludolf Liberts

By: Reau, Louis Member, Institut De France.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Gramatu Draugs: 1970

Seller ID: 000709


26 colour plates. Introduction in Latvian, English, French, German. List of paintings and acknowledgements in all four languages. Attractive red cloth has a very faint mark on front cover, else a very clean, bright, tight copy. "By turns a painter of historical subjects, of portraits, of landscapes, Ludofs Liberts appears today as the national painter of Latvia" (L. Reau.) ( Latvian impressionist with works in the Louvre. Liberts died in exile in New York in 19... View more info

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Baltisches Burschentum: Die Studentischen Korporationen der Deutschbalten, Esten und Letten einst und Jetzt

By: Rimscha, Hans Von

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Baltischen Gesellschaft in Deutschland: 1968

Seller ID: 002143


63pp. A very good, clean tight, unmarked copy. In German. General overview with a register of the Baltic fraternities and sororities, Estonian, German and Latvian. "Hans von Rimscha entstammte einer deutschbaltischen Familie und war Nachkomme des russischen Feldmarschalls Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly. Nach Besuch des Gymnasiums in Riga studierte er an der Universität Dorpat Geschichte. Hier war er Mitglied der Fraternitas Rigensis. Nach weiteren Stationen in Gött... View more info

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The Baltic States A survey of the political and economic structure and the foreign relations of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

By: Royal Institute of International Affairs

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Westport, Greenwood Press,: 1970

Seller ID: 003158


194pp. Foldout map. Reprinted from the 1938 Oxford University Press Edition. Ownership on top of front endpaper, else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. Contents: Historical and political. Historical background ; The World War and the emergence of the independent states ; Internal consolidation in the succession of states ; Constitutional and political problems of the succession states ; Foreign relations ; Special problems of Lithuania's foreign policy. -- B.... View more info

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Vilhelms Purvitis Reprodukciju Albums

By: Savickis Peteris

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Riga, Liesma: 1989

Seller ID: 002377


Unpaginated (about 110) An attractive fresh looking, as new copy. Initial Text in Latvian then summaries in Latvian, Russian, English and German. Selected works by the notable Latvian impressionist, Vilhelms Purvitis. Text and artwork selection by Peteris Savickis, art photography by Andrejs Tose. xx View more info

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The Ship And Ither Poems

By: Scott, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1963

Seller ID: 003867


63pp. Very good+ clean priceclipped dj. Owner's bookplate. Acquisition date neatly inscribed on t.p. An attractive, bright, tight copy.. Title in bright gilt letters on spine. Poems written in Scottish. "Tom Scott (1918-95) was one of the major 20th-century poets in Scots, a leading member of the second generation of Scottish Renaissance writers, and an important scholar of Scottish medieval verse. -- Scott believed that only the long poem could offer an integrated ... View more info

How I Got to be So Grand Poems

By: Shapiro, Daniel

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Dundas, Phoenix Books: 2010

Seller ID: 000914


156pp. New. By turns charming, witty, silly, and whimsical, this is an unusual, smart book of light verse from a wonderful and peculiarly able poet. Shapiro writes the kind of clever nonsense poems that have found their inspiration in his "Glavins Pub" View more info

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Lament

By: Shapiro, Daniel

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Hamilton, Phoenix Books: 2013

Seller ID: 002109


104pp. NEW. " " Timor mortis conturbat me" an age-old lament. But do we fear death itself? Or is it rather the fear of death that we find so disturbing? A striking and mature work of art - entertaining, allusive and profound - from a writer whose poetry Northrop Frye called "lively, witty, sharply pointed." ( Publisher) View more info

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Twelve Sonnets

By: Solway, David Twelve Sonnets

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Montreal, Mansfield Book Mart: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003879


Unpaginated [20] including ffe. With Erata leaf. M.B.M. Monograph Series Number Three Edited by Jack Hannan Composed and Printed by Little Press and Gallery Editions Limited. A very good, clean, unmarked copy ""Solway, who published a collection entitled Twelve Sonnets two years after Dudek's pronouncement [ "---Death of the Sonnet" -- "Sonnets are no longer the mainstream of poetry""), was not to be deterred. He notes with amusement and e... View more info

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The Colour of the Times The Collected Poems of Raymond Souster

By: Souster, Raymond

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003901


121pp. SIGNED by author. Ephemera: Includes a contemporary book review. A very good dj enclosed in an attractive mylar protector. Previous owners neat sig. on ffe. Else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. 250 poems from 1937 - 1963, Souster won the Governor General's Prize for Poetry for this book. pgs View more info

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A Divided Voice

By: Sparshott, Francis

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1965

Seller ID: 003906


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 poetic... View more info

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History of Latvia an Outline

By: Spekke, Arnols

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Stockholm, M. Goppers Zelta Abele Golden Apple Tree: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003924


436pp. 60 plates, 72c illustrations, 24 maps. Notes, Index, Bibliography. Pages uniformly age toned, a very good, clean, tight unmarked copy without rubbing or wear to maroon covers.. "The history begins in 2000 B.C. with the peoples of the Eastern Baltic littoral and continues into the 20th century, during which time the Latvians endured three ruthless foreign occupations --Professor Arnolds Spekke (1887 - 1973), a diplomat, historian, and Roman philologist, has used... View more info

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Res Baltica A Collection of Essays in Honor of the Memory of Dr. Alfred Bilmanis (1887-1948

By: Sprudzs, Adolfs and Rusis, Armins

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Leyden, A.W. Sijthoff: 1968

Seller ID: 002847


303 pp. Almost as new. All in English with 16 page bibliography of Bilmanis' work. "Dr. Bilmanis' memory could best be honoured by a memorial volume of essays, written by subject specialists the ----fields of history, law, political science .... Contributory essays by: Ilmars Bekeris, Uldis Germanis, George Ginsburg, Walter S. Hanchett, Paulis I. Lazda, Dietrich A Loeber, Peter B. Maggs, Armins Rusis, S. Prakash Sinha, Adolf Sprudzs. "Ievada ir 14 lp. gars Ado... View more info