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Image for Latviesu Tautas Dziesmas    Chansons Populaires Lettonnes   Vols I - XII

Latviesu Tautas Dziesmas Chansons Populaires Lettonnes Vols I - XII

By: Svabe, A ; Straubergs, K [editors]

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Imanta, 1952


12 volumes 1952 -1956. V1 431pp. V2 470pp. V3 491pp. V4 441pp. V5 460pp. V6 508pp. V7 479pp. V8 459 pp. V9 410pp. V10 434pp. V11 631pp. V12 165pp. Very good condition. A complete set without any markings. Undoubtedly a monumental work. Each volume with its own table of contents listing themes contained within and complete contents in Vol 12. Each volume contains a significant if not substantial ethnographic essay or comentary on the material. Additional p... 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


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

Image for Latvijas Okupacijas Muzeja Gadagramata Yearbook The Museum of  the Occupation of Latvia  2004  CINA PAR BALTIJU  BATTLE FOR THE BALTIC

Latvijas Okupacijas Muzeja Gadagramata Yearbook The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia 2004 CINA PAR BALTIJU BATTLE FOR THE BALTIC

By: Strods, Heinrihs ; Nollendorfs, Valters Editors

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Riga, Latvijas Okupacijas Muzejs, 2005


340pp. Illustrated. Informative chapter summaries in English. Although the bulk of the text is in Latvian, the English languague summarised contents include :Lithuanian police batalions and other paramilitary units in World War II; Estonian military units in German armed forces and police during the second world war; May day celebrations in Nazi occupied Latvia 1942 -1945; The "Latgale question" during the German Occupation (1941 - 1944): Aspects of National Socialist r... View more info

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


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

Image for Lithuanians In Canada  Canada Ethnica V

Lithuanians In Canada Canada Ethnica V

By: Gaida, Pr. Et al.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Lights Printing and Publishing Co, 1967


370pp. Illus. A very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. " Although Lithuanians began to settle in Cnada before Confereation, information about their life here has been scarce and sometimes erroneous ---- We have tried to give an accurate account of Lithuanians in Canada, to explain their peculiar characteristics; to describe their cultural and economic endeavours and to tell of their contribution ----" ( P. Gaida) 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


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

Ludolf Liberts

By: Reau, Louis Member, Institut De France.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Gramatu Draugs, 1970


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

Maizes Smarza Aroma Of Bread Duft Des Brotes

By: Talbergs, Janis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Avots, 1988


183pp. In original slipcase. Almost as new. Attractive, arresting, almost folkloric photographs of the Latvian countryside through the changes of its seasons by one of Latvia's master photographers. Text in Latvian, Russian, English and German. "vina fotografetas Latvijas ainavas daudzkart eksponetas izstades gan musu valsti, gan arzemes - (Talbergs) Dzimtenes ziemelnieciskas dabas skarbumu, Latvijas gadskartu mainas un zemes darba surumu iegulis albuma "Ma... View more info

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Manfreds (Manfred)

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

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Riga, Gramatu Zieds, 1940


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

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


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

Image for Narva 1944: The Waffen-SS and the Battle for Europe

Narva 1944: The Waffen-SS and the Battle for Europe

By: Landwehr, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Silver Spring, Md, Bibliophile Legion Books, 1981


183pp..Illus. Previous ownership sig. on tp., else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. "describes events from January 1944 and the Soviet offensive to break the Leningrad Siege, following essentially the III SS Panzer Corps and neighbouring units' precipitous withdrawal to the Luga and Narva rivers, the battles along the Narva river, followed by the evacuation of Narva in July 1944 and the ensuing battle for Sinimäe (a.k.a. Tannenberg, or Blue Hills). It ends w... View more info

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Navajo Weaving Way

By: Bennett, Noel; Bighorse, Tiana

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Loveland, Interweave Press, 1997


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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New Poems: 1965 - 1969

By: Hope, A.D.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press, 1970

Edition: First American Edition


76pp. An attractive, clean, unmarked d.j. Acquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p. , else a very good, clean, tight, bright copy. Considered to be among Australia's greatest poets, if not the most accomplished " scholar, satirist, poet, innovator, and character. "A great poet, a great soul and that rare bird today, 'an intellectual who is not sundered from the human race." ( P. Ryan) "-- his poems rely on world mythology, found in sources as diverse as the ... View more info

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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


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

Image for Oratio Dominica XL Linguarum  Collecta a  Joh. Reuter  Rostochii, Anno MDCLXXV  Editio Nova Phototypice Expressa Praefatus Est B. JEGERS

Oratio Dominica XL Linguarum Collecta a Joh. Reuter Rostochii, Anno MDCLXXV Editio Nova Phototypice Expressa Praefatus Est B. JEGERS

By: Reiters, Janis (Joh. Reuter)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Imanta, 1954

Edition: Numbered Reprint Edition


46pp. Number 50 of 600. A very good + bright, tight attractive copy. Facsimili of the 1675 Rostock edition. Editio nova phototypice expressa Praefatus est B. JEGERS The Lord's prayer in 40 languages. Introductory essays in Latvian and German. JANA REITERA TEVREIZU KRAJUMS 1675. gada Rostokas izdevuma faksimiliespiedums ar B. Jegera ievadu. View more info