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Black Tribute to Black Jazz Musicians

By: Strecker, James

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hamilton, Mini Mocho Press, 1990


60pp. An almost as new copy, appears unread. Foreward by Oscar Peterson. Drawings by Harold Town. Signed by strecker on ffe. "To Inara my favourite s - a Love, Jim James Strecker 1990 P.S. Nag!" "James Strecker has a very musical approach to poetry and succeeds in carrying his reader along his improvisational pathways through the very misunderstood personalities of the jazz world. --These painful yet sensitive descriptions and drawings serve to carry a... View more info

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Bread, Wine And Salt

By: Nowlan, Alden

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke Irwin And Company, 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


74pp. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Dj. unmarked without wear, unclipped, spine and cover edges show sunning, Bookplate on ffe. and neatly inscribed acquisition information on tp. Covers show .7cm flaring, else a clean, bright, tight copy. "Celebrated Canadian poet Alden Nowlan’s most distinguished work is perhaps his poetry collection Bread, Wine and Salt, for which he won the Governor General’s Award in the same year that he won the Guggenheim Fellowship. It is clear ... View more info

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Castilian Ilexes Versions from Antonio Machado 1875 - 1939

By: Machado, Antonio; Tomlinson, Charles and Gifford, Henry

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1963


45pp. Dj very good +, very slight fading to spine.. Owner's bookplate on ffe. and acquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p. else an attractive clean tight copy. Eight page introduction by H. Gifford. Antonio Machado ranks among Spain’s greatest 20th-century poets. " After his death his work was supressed by Franco not regaining prominence till the mid 1960s. His poems have inspired numerous English versions including Castilian Ilexes by the poet Cha... View more info

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Collected Poems

By: Bernard Spencer

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Allan Ross Ltd., 1965


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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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


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

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Der Tag A Play

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $20.00

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


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

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Devotional Theology Meditations on Christian Existence

By: Grislis, Egil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wyndham Hall Press,


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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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


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

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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


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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Eros: Autumn 1962, Volume One, Number Three

By: Ginzburg, Ralph ( Editor)

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Newe York, Eros Magazine Inc, 1962


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

Fighter The True Story of the Battle of Britain

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape, 1977

Edition: First Edition


304pp. Numerous photographs, two colour diagrams, maps, bibliography and index. Previous ownership on fep, else an attractive, clean, bright copy enclosed in mylar dj. protector. An extensively researched book with an introduction by A.J.P. Taylor. "For the first time the battle is described as much from the German as the British point of view" ( Publisher) View more info

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Figures In A Landscape

By: Helwig, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon, 1967

Edition: First Edition


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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Flowers of Ice

By: Ziedonis, Imants

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Exile Editions, 1987


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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Fortress Cholm

By: Perro, Oskars

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Kurland Publishing, 1992


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

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Gallows Over Europe Poems

By: Eglitis, Andrejs

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, John Calder, 1984


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