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Image for Latvijas Republikas Satversme : Die Verfassung der Republik Lettland= Constitution de la Republique de Lettonie= Constitution of the Republic of Latvia.

Latvijas Republikas Satversme : Die Verfassung der Republik Lettland= Constitution de la Republique de Lettonie= Constitution of the Republic of Latvia.

By: Latvija ( Latvia )

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vesteras, Ziemelblazma: 1972

Seller ID: 001537


48pp. Neat private exlibris clear embossed stamp on tp., else a very good clean tight copy. Text in Latvian, German, French, English. Lettland-Bucherei. Bd. 6 Inofficielle Ausgabe Veltits Latviesu Jaunatnes II vispasaules kongresam Londona 1972. gada View more info

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Latvian - Jewish Relations

By: Lejins, J

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Toronto), World Federation of Free Latvians: 1975

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003822


25pp. A very good, clean tight copy. With presentation inscription SIGNED by author. "Latvian-Jewish Relations is a brochure written by the former Latvian parliament (Saeima) deputy J. Lejins and published by the World Federation of Free Latvians and the Latvian National Federation in Canada (LNFC). A "Publisher's Note" states: "The LNFC is proud to publish this well-meant and carefully considered [sic] article." However, the brochure is rather one-sided and unobjecti... View more info

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The Penguin John Lennon

By: Lennon, John

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 003911


154pp. Illustrated by Lennon. Contains In His Own Write and A Spaniard in the Works. Fine. A remainder mark across the top edge else As New. Sixth edition ( post 1980) An attractive copy. " Lennon’s whimsical, semi-sensical writings fall somewhere between Lewis Carroll and Gertrude Stein. He has a particular penchant for unusual wordplay, inventing nonsensical twists on familiar phrases--- underneath the amusing and often perplexing writing lies a subtle underto... View more info

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The Documentaries

By: Livesay, Dorothy

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1968

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 003896


56pp. Dj covers clean and unmarked, scarecly any sunning on spine. Bookplate on ffe and neatly inscribed acquisition information on t.p. . Else a very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Winner of two governor general's awards for poetry, Six longer socially concious poems with prose comentaries. "She offered a theory that Canadian literature favoured a mode she called "documentary poetry," long narrative poems that comment on particular social topics and that "are a con... View more info

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The Unquiet Bed

By: Livesay, Dorothy

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003898


65pp. Dj. lightly worn at extremities and front top edge but attractively enhanced by clear mylar protector. Acquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p. else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. "In the Love poems of this volume D.L focuses on men and women and the significance of the bed-- love asw a game -- but the heart for it has gone"( K. Balachandran) "Her books The Unquiet Bed and Plainsongs looked at human relationships, love, and the problems of ... View more info

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Lord Weary's Castle

By: Lowell, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1946

Seller ID: 003876


69pp. Copyright 1944, 1946 [d-6-47] Previous ownership neatly and lightly inscribed on ffe. Half title and title pages have a very mild vertical crease. Else a good++, clean, tight, unmarked copy. "Lord Weary’s Castle, collection of poems by Robert Lowell, published in 1946. It was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1947. Some of the poems reflect Lowell’s New England roots; others have Roman Catholic themes; and still others recall events that occurred during World... View more info

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The Dolphin

By: Lowell, Robert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003877


74pp. First printing, Title page illustration by Francis Parker. Attractive Dj priceclipped and with some very light, minimal edgewear. Else a very good, clean, bright, tight, unmarked copy. The Dolphin was awarded the 1974 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. "--- But the volume is not simply a collection of poems about family turmoil---As Lowell tells his love story, he simultaneously meditates upon his consciousness, which through invention and intense perception becomes imag... 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

Seller ID: 003872


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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Tales of the Amber Ring

By: Maly, Milos (Told by)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Orbis Publishing: 1985

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 003283


189pp.(+3) A very good, bright, tight unmarked copy. Tr. by Vladimir Varecha. Numerous b&w and full colour illustrations by Sis. " Each story creates a world of its own, one which you are unlikely to have encountered before, or ever to find again--- marvellous tales from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania as well as from Finland, full of earthy humour --heroism and romance" Slightly over 1kg. Additional postage required. Please inquire after best postal rate. View more info

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The Dogs Of Riga A Kurt Wallander Mystery

By: Mankell, Henning

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The New Press: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003782


326pp. An as new copy in an attractive almost as new dj.. Translated by Laurie Thom" Mankell has done a marvelous job of placing us so close to Wallander that we experience the confusion and fear as he tries to unravel a mystery that takes him to Riga, Latvia as the Soviet system is imploding after 50 years. Like Wallander, we are always just a bit off balance, uncertain of where we are, what is happening, and why events are as they are. At the heart of the mystery is n... View more info

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The Visconti Hours: National Library, Florence (Slipcase Edition)

By: Millard Meiss; Edith W Kirsch

Price: $42.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003926


262pp 128 full page colour illustrations. Comentary, notes, bibliography. Previous owner's aquisition info very discreetly inscribed on t.p. Else a fine, attractive copy in a fine slipcase. Faux navy blue leather decorated in gilt. "This extraordinary manuscript, perhaps one of the gayest, most spontaneous and fanciful of Western illuminations, is an exceptionally rich Book of Hours painted by two quite different artists. In the late 1300s --- early 1400s ---stunni... View more info

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The Impstone

By: Musgrave, Susan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003904


112pp. neat ownership on fe. acquisition info discreetly inscribed on t.p., else a very good, clean bright, tight, unmarked copy.. "Through themes drawn from witchcraft and Celtic and North American Indian Mythology, she has fashioned her own myths" (Publisher) "a series of gothic poems, similarly evokes an animistic natural world with sometimes violent imagery==" ( Britannica) pgs View more info

Woman In Amber Healing The Trauma Of War In Exile

By: Nesaule, Agate

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Soho: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000417


280pp. Almost as new, an attractive copy "This book about the suffering of civilians during the second world war is unlike most war books, because it deals with the long-term effects of war....this is a powerful anti-war book...." [Doris Lessing] View more info

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The Martyrology Book1 Book2

By: Nichol, B.P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, Coach House Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003907


Both volumes unpaginated. Both very good with leaflets present in vg condition. Includes Governor General's Award band which has been opened and is likewise, not in fine but in vg condition. Both volumes tight and clean but with some very light edgewear to spine and with some spinal discolouration. ----Else very good. " In The Martyrology different ways of speaking testify to a journey through different ways of being. Language is both the poet's instructor and, thro... 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

Seller ID: 003880


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

Massa's Short History of the Muscovite Wars " A Short History of the Beginnings and Origins of These Present Wars in Moscow Under the Reighn of Various Sovereigns Down to the Year 1610 By Isaac Massa

By: Orchard, G. Edward (translator)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1982

Seller ID: 000670


235pp. Extensive notes, bibliography, index Translated and with an introduction by G. Edward Orchard. " The opening decade of the seventeenth century was, for Russia one of great turmoil. Eyewitness to many of these events was Isaac Massa, who came to Moscow from the Netherlands... an astute and observant youth. " View more info

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Fortress Cholm

By: Perro, Oskars

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Toronto, Kurland Publishing: 1992

Seller ID: 004084


208pp. 50th Aniversary Edition, in English A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. ""... 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

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

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