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Image for Oskars Kuskis  My Country  Mana Zeme

Oskars Kuskis My Country Mana Zeme

By: Treibergs, Arnolds Edited By

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Jenkintown PA, Rasma Skuskis, 1985


[4] + 44 + [4] pp. with 44 colour illustrations of the artist's work. Spine show some wear, (small chip) Editor's neat, small ownership stamp attatched to last page, else a very good, clean, bright, tight copy. "Skuskis paintings are often described as compelling, dynamic and turbulent." ( L. Eglitis) "Tu esi viens no muzibas - sis visbutiskakais cilveka esibas komponents ir Skuska makslas saturiskais kodols. Dzivnieks vai cilveks, koka stumbrs vai put... View more info

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Partners in Tyranny The Nazi-Soviet Non Aggression Pact Auigust 23, 1939

By: Kolasky, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Mackenzie Institute, 1990


158pp. Appendix, notes, index. Photographs A concise summary of the developments starting in the twenties that lead to the conclusion of the pact, including Soviet relations with the Nazi regime 1933 - 1939. " Kolasky's account of the Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact lifts the veil from a crucial act of collaboration between dictators that made WWII virtually inevitable and condemned millions of Poles, Ukranians, Latvians, Estonians, Lithuanians and Jews to death or a... View more info

Pinball

By: Kosinski, Jerzy

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Toronto & New York, Bantam, 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


287 pp Signed with dedication to recipient, March 1982 as well as with Kosinski's "self portrait" caricature on ffe. Furher signed by Kosinski on half title A very good, clean, tight, bright copy. "Pinball is a surreal, intense meditation on the relationship of art to the artists that produce it, and the relationship of artists to their audience. Reportedly written in response to JohnLennon's assassination, Pinball is the story of an obsessive fan's searc... View more info

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Points in a Journey

By: Harrison, Keith

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan Publishers Ltd., 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


63pp. SIGNED by aurhor with a dedicatory inscription. Dj price clipped, extremities and back cover show some light wear else a very good, clean, tight unmarked copy. Every now and then a Collected Poems by an author whom one has only read in small volumes makes one sit up and really listen. Such a book is CHANGES, ( Amazon) and POINTS IN A JOURNEY is the author's first book of poems. Author is the recipient of Australia's Masfield prize for Poetry. Author is also kn... View more info

Prieksajuta Premonition Dzeja Poetry

By: Caklais, Maris

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Riga, Liesma, 1987


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

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Res Baltica A Collection of Essays in Honor of the Memory of Dr. Alfred Bilmanis (1887-1948

By: Sprudzs, Adolfs and Rusis, Armins

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Leyden, A.W. Sijthoff, 1968


303 pp. Almost as new. All in English with 16 page bibliography of Bilmanis' work. "Dr. Bilmanis' memory could best be honoured by a memorial volume of essays, written by subject specialists the ----fields of history, law, political science .... Contributory essays by: Ilmars Bekeris, Uldis Germanis, George Ginsburg, Walter S. Hanchett, Paulis I. Lazda, Dietrich A Loeber, Peter B. Maggs, Armins Rusis, S. Prakash Sinha, Adolf Sprudzs. "Ievada ir 14 lp. gars Ado... View more info

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Samogitia The Unknown in History

By: Pichel, Chas. L. Thourot

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Maltese Cross Press,

Inscription: Signed by Author


320pp. Maps and illustrations. Bibliography, index. Dj shows some light wear to extremities and t&b of spine, enclosed in a clear mylar protector, else a very good, clean tight bright copy with author's signed inscription on blank half title. "After centuries of fighting which culminated in a vast attrition of her manpower... grudgingly the pagan Samogitians acquiesced to the title of Christianity.... In marvelous detail and in an interesting manner, the author has... View more info

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Sanskrit Historical Phonology A Simplified Outline for the Use of Beginners in Sanscrit

By: Edgerton, Franklin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Haven, American Oriental Society, 1946


31pp. Covers show some light age toning, else a very good, clean, unmarked copy. "It is intended to furnish in as simple a form as possible, the barest essentials of the subject: just what it seems to me a beginner must have in order to get a sound view of the basic system---" ( Author) View more info

Selected Poems

By: Viirlaid, Arved

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Lyre Press, 2001


Selected and translated from the Estonian by T.E. Moks and R.W. Stedingh "Selected Poems is a worthy contribution to the other canon of Estonian literature: the one that, despite its inevitable halts and casualties, still, brick by brick, goes on building the image of Estonian literary culture in the eyes of the world" (J. Talvet) View more info

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Selected Poems

By: Vacietis, Ojars

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Riga, Liesma, 1979


125pp. Translated from the Latvian by Ruth Speirs. "The poems accquaint the reader with some of Vacietis favourite themes - respect for and love of nature; condemnation of complacency, hipocrisy and artificiality... Spiers achieves a good compromise....remaining true to the original while creating an esthetically pleasing poem." View more info

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Stockholm Documents The German Occupation of Latvia 1941-1945 What Did America Know?

By: Ezergailis, Andrew Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Riga, Historical Institute Of Latvia, 2002


506 pp. Symposium of the Commission of the Historians of Latvia Volume 5. Dj over paper covers. A clean, bright, as new copy. "The Latvian American historian Andrew Ezergailis has recently edited a collection of primary materials entitled Stockholm Documents: The German Occupation of Latvia, 1941-1945: What Did America Know? Based on reports prepared during the war by Latvian diplomats abroad who had sources in occupied Latvia, these materials parallel collection... View more info

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Sugar Daddy

By: Williams, Hugo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1970

Edition: First Edition


55pp. Dj shows some light edgewear with a light crease to inner flap. Acquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p.. Else a very good, clean, bright, tight copy. By the time of his second collection, Sugar Daddy , Williams' mature poetic voice seemed fully established, with familial, domestic concerns and matters of the heart providing the raw material for a wide-eyed lyricism, and candour replacing the safety net of irony ---Sugar Daddy also indulged a taste for d... View more info

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Symptoms of Loss Poems

By: Williams, Hugo

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1965

Edition: First Edition


44pp. Very good, clean dj.j. shows some light wear to spine and extremities. Previous owner's bookplate on ffe. Acquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p. else a very good, bright copy. Author has won numerous awards starting with his first book.. Over the decades William has written " open, deceptively simplistic poems that blend a civilised, charming narrative style with the often sensational vicissitudes of human relations... his first collection, Sy... 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


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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Tarantula

By: Dylan, Bob

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company, 1971


137pp. Second Printing 1971. Includes contemporary newspaper article clipping ( In Praise of an American genius named Bob Dylan ) Some light wear to dj extremities, tiny closed tear, otherwise an attractive dj. Aquisition info. discreetly inscribed on tp. else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. "a combination of stream of consciousness prose, lyrics, and poetry that gives fans insight into one of the most influential singer-songwriters of our time. Written in 1... View more info