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No Such Place Lasts Summerlong Poems

By: Andrejs Eglitis Velta Snikere

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Youlgrave, International Poetry Society & Hub Publications Ltd.: 1974

Seller ID: 000985

67pp. Some slight edgewear to spine and extremities, otherwise, a very good, clean, tight copy. Translations by V. Snikere, introductionn by Derek Stanford. "The poems of Andrejs Eglitis are frequently the production of strong patriotic imagination and this is one of the elements that has been responsible for hiswide reputation among his countrymen --- It has been said of Miss Snikere that she writes "subconciously conceived poems bearing the stamp of surrealism. Man... View more info

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Latvian Weaving Techniques

By: Apinis - Herman, Anita

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, Kangaroo Press: 1993

Seller ID: 003943

136pp. Illustrated with pattern diagrams and colourv photographs. Some almost invisible scotch tape on front free endpaper, else almost as new. An attractive copy.This usefull handbook of Latvian weaving techniques covers all basic weave types such as plain weave, twill and satin weave, textured weaves and combination weaves. Its aim is to present as many Latvian designs as possible using between four and eight shafts" ( Publisher). " (Outstanding reference!!! This is... View more info

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Alias Grace

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001753

470 pp. Unread. Signed by Atwood on title page. An attractive copy. "Margaret Atwood has always written her characters from the inside out. She knows them: in their hearts, their bones. For many years now she has been a stylist of sensuous power. In Alias Grace she has surpassed herself, writing with a glittering, singing intensity. " (NYRB Hilary Mantel) View more info

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Manfreds (Manfred)

By: Bairons, Lords (George Gordon Byron, Baron)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Riga, Gramatu Zieds: 1940

Seller ID: 003073

168pp. Light brown pressed coth. Almost as new. An attractive copy. illustrated by O. Noritis. Translated by Andrejs Johansons with an substantial afterword in Latvian "". Bairona dzive un dzeja" pp 127 -168" xxx View more info

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The Latvian Legion Selected Documents

By: Baltais, Mirdza Kate

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Amber Printers and Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 003638

169pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. "Baltais's book casts considerable light on the situation of the Legion by examining it in terms of what really happened, rather than of political dogma. This involved consulting original documents, something that has been lacking in some analyses that have condemned all members of the Legion as war criminals by virtue of membership of the Legion alone. This book is well-organized and well written. It draws balanced conclus... View more info

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Der Tag A Play

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London New York Toronto, Hodder and Stoughton: 1915

Seller ID: 003808

39. [1]. [7] pp. including publisher's advertisments with " Printed 1915 in Great Britain at the Edinburgh Press 68 Old Bailey, London, E.C." on the bottom of unnumbered page [40] Gilt lettering on spine. Front cover partially "sunned", Neat acquisition date on margin of t.p. else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. No dust jacket. This edition without the sub title " The Tragic Man". "Barrie’s Der Tag (1914), a short play --- ,was first produced, as par... View more info

The Caves of the Crystal Cliffs

By: Baruss, Rita

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Author's Publication:

Seller ID: 001443

13pp. Small, almost imperceptible, l ight colouration on cover else a very clean, bright, unmarked copy. A short children's adventure story set in presentday Nova Scotia with a timewarp to Micmac days gone by. View more info

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Latvian Poetry

By: Baumanis, Arturs [Compiled and Edited by]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Augsburg, A. Baumanis: 1946

Seller ID: 002889

133pp. "An anthology of Latvian lyrics in English versions, including the Story of Latvian poetry with sidelights on the history of Latvia by ... J. Burtnieks. ( a substantial introductory essay ). Some minor age wear to cover. A good+, sound, solid clean but yellowed paper copy. View more info

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Uniforms, Organization and History of the Waffen-SS Vol. 5

By: Bender, Roger James; Taylor, Hugh Page

Price: $28.00

Publisher: San Jose CA, R, James Bender Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003981

256pp. Photographs, drawings of insignia, maps. Appendix with corrections and additions to volumes 1-4. Comprehensive bibliography. Front free endpaper excised. Else a very good, clean, bright, tight, unmarked copy devoted to both Latvian divisions and the Estonian division. Contents: Arturs Silgailis ( A biographical sketch) General Bangerskis and the Latvian Self Administration. Rudolfs Bangerskis ( A biographical sketch) Petition for a 100,000 strong Latvian Army. ... View more info

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Navajo Weaving Way

By: Bennett, Noel; Bighorse, Tiana

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Loveland, Interweave Press: 1997

Seller ID: 001476

158pp. Photographs, drawings, designs. Prev. ownership on t.p., some very light edgewear, else a very good, clean, tight copy. "Navajo Weaving Way is a compilation of Noël Bennett's earlier books on Navajo rug-weaving traditions, Working with the Wool and Designing with the Wool, both now out of print. This book augments the information in Bennett's out-of-print works with all-new chapters on spinning, carding and dyeing techniques. Illustrations include photograph... View more info

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Collected Poems

By: Bernard Spencer

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Allan Ross Ltd.: 1965

Seller ID: 003868

96pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy with acquisition particulars neatly inscribed on tp. Dj with a small chip on front cover and on rear enclosed in mylar protetor, else an attractive copy. " Spencer was a distinctive voice in 20th-century English poetry, and a central figure in the Personal Landscape group of wartime Cairo writers. He spent much of his time, in Greece, Egypt, Italy, Spain, Turkey and Austria, the settings for many of his poems. ---- his ex... View more info

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The Chinese Art of Tea

By: Blofeld, John

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, 1985

Seller ID: 001482

169pp. An attractive almost as new, bright, tight copy "Its tone is reflective and its pace suitably unhurried for its topic and theme. A skilled interpreter of Asian culture, John Blofeld provides a mixture of lore, poems, legends, travel narratives (often during WWII in the "Bohea" or Wu-I mountains of Fukien), ceremonial suggestions, and practical advice. Tea, in the Chinese version, emphasizes conversation, contemplation and conviviality, if far less... View more info

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Watcher of Men The Selected Poems (1947-1966)

By: Bourinot, Arthur S

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Arthur S. Bourinot: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003888

127pp. SIGNED by author on tp. Neat previous ownership on ffe.Some light sunning on spine and edges, inconspicuously inscribed aquisition information on t.p. Else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. " Winner of the Governor General's award for poetry in 1939 for frank poems about the depression and the coming war he is also known as " "a deft versifier enthralled with the beauty of nature, a major subject of both his poems and his paintings." Smaller, lighter b... View more info

Izaicinajums Pirma Latvijas Valsts Prezidente Vaira-Vike Freiberga

By: Caklais, Maris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Riga, Petergailis: 2003

Seller ID: 000348

367pp. Illustrated. Nine page summary in English about the first woman president of Latvia. " Kerties pie prezidentes Vairas Vikes-Freibergas ir izaicinajums, ko tikai Caklais atbilstosi savam spejam var veikt - ar savu bezbailibu un energiju. Un, protams, ar savu radoso dzejnieka izdomu, izpratni un empatiju, kas pa laikam neatsakas no ironijas un atkapes no parliecigas musu ... politikes pargaismosanas" (J. Silenieks) View more info

Prieksajuta Premonition Dzeja Poetry

By: Caklais, Maris

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Riga, Liesma: 1987

Seller ID: 000673

143pp. Translated by Ruth Speirs Almost as new. "...commitment expresses itself in tenderness as well as irony, but most often in a streak of compassion that feeds his poetry like an underground stream." (A. Ivaska) " Dear reader, set your watch by Caklais's clock. What time is it.... by Caklais's.. it is The Hour of the Hedgehog, the Second of the Grasshopper..."( Andrei Voznesensky) View more info