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Dare-all Jack and the Cousins

By: Wynne, May

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, "Children's Companion" Office:

Seller ID: 000949

Condition: Very Good +


223pp. 10 black and white illustrations + colour frontispiece Rasberry colour covers front and spine stamped with thistle design Gold lettering to spine. A very good, clean, tight copy. No date of publication, probably the 1941 reprint. Story set in the England and France in the twenties or thirties. Twelve year olds Dermot and Aislie visit their cousin Jack in France where the adventures take place.. "French people are funny to have breakfast before their baths" ... View more info

Don't Die Before You're Dead

By: Yevtushenko, Yevgeny

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000928

Condition: Very Good +


398pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Signed by Yevtushenko on the half title " It gives you an idea what the Russian soul is about with all its melancholic and sometimes pathetic greatness. Its an intelligent, informative, funny and very human book." (Anon) " combines autobiography, political thriller, love story, and satirical comedy against the backdrop of the attempted 1991 coup to overthrow Gorbachev" (Powells) View more info

The Religious Philosophy of JANIS RAINIS Latvian Poet

By: Ziedonis, Arvids

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Waverly, Latvju Gramata: 1969

Seller ID: 000603

Condition: Very Good +


344pp. Bibliography, Index. ".... religious philosophy of Janis Rainis which is contemporary or even ahead of our day... developed from Latvian mythology and folk song poetry .... and from Christianity and other major world religions..." View more info

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Flowers of Ice

By: Ziedonis, Imants

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Exile Editions: 1987

Seller ID: 002832

Condition: Very Good +


127pp. Almost as new. Banuta's and Baiba's Rubess prose tranlations transformed into poetry by Barry Callaghan. Introduction by John Montague. " ... Not only in Latvia but throughout the Soviet Union (Ziedonis) is the most modern literary figure from his era ... he is not superficially avant-garde; he is deep, and philosophically great in his prose poems, the epiphanies... he is one of the very best poets and so, one of my favourite poets anywherere." ( Andrei Voznes... View more info

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The Ore A Northern Legend in Seven Scenes

By: Ziverts, Martins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sala Press: 1968

Seller ID: 000359

Condition: Very Good


122pp. Card wraps with dj. lower back panel shoes some slight wear.Translated by Alfreds Straumanis. Ziverts, a leading Latvian emigree playwright is "very much concerned with ... psychological, social and political problems"... notable for his "poetic imagery, swift repartees, biting irony." View more info