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The Annexation of the Baltic States and its Effect on the Development of Law Prohibiting Forcible Seizure of Territory

By: Hough, William J.H. III

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York Law School, 1985


pp 301-533 ( New York Law School Journal of International and Comparative Law Volume 6 Number 2 Winter 1985) - a very good, clean, tight copy. "The annexation of the Baltic States has served as a major precedent - one which has moved international law onto a plane much higher than that existing in 1940. For the first time in recorded history, the majority of the members of the world community have refused over a lengthy period to recognize the legitimacy of title a... View more info

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The Army Does Not Go Away

By: Knight, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Anansi, 1969

Edition: First Edition


42pp. Neat previous ownership on cnr of inner cover. Aquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p. else a very good, clean, tight unmarked copy. David Knight's The Army Does Not Go Away is full of witty, well turned poems, many of them in traditional forms. Knight recalls Auden in the way he takes the old forms and subverts them to his purposes, which, in the "public" Nigerian poems of this book, are political as well as poetic. His rhymes are well chosen,... View more info

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The Baltic in International Relations Between the Two World Wars: Symposium Organized by the Centre for Baltic Studies, November 11-13, 1986, University of Stockholm, Frescati

By: Hiden, John; Loit, Aleksander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Centre for Baltic Studies, University of Stockholm, 1988


399pp. Bibliography. Notes. A very good, clean, tight, bright copy. "A volumeof essays which tries to reflect the views of specialists from different countries ------ The theme of our study ---- contains a range of issues of both considerable historical interest, and indeed of concern to current policy makers, namely, the role of small nations in the international system, the function of East - West trade, the relationship between "foreign"and "economic"policy and the ... View more info

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The Baltic States A survey of the political and economic structure and the foreign relations of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

By: Royal Institute of International Affairs

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Westport, Greenwood Press,, 1970


194pp. Foldout map. Reprinted from the 1938 Oxford University Press Edition. Ownership on top of front endpaper, else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. Contents: Historical and political. Historical background ; The World War and the emergence of the independent states ; Internal consolidation in the succession of states ; Constitutional and political problems of the succession states ; Foreign relations ; Special problems of Lithuania's foreign policy. -- B.... View more info

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The Baltic States Estonia Latvia Lithuania The Years of Independence 1917-1940

By: Rauch, Georg Von

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press, 1974


265pp. Bibliography, Index. Originaly published as "Geschihte der baltischen Staten" "The author opens with the historical background to the three nation's independence --- then he discusses the problems which beset them as newly independent states --- there follow widely-ranging sections on the 1920s and 1930s --- then follows the last phase of independence under threat from Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia --- the final episode, in 1940 - 1 the supression by the Soviet ... View more info

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The Beatles A Private View

By: Freeman, Robert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley, 1994


174pp. Second impression. An almost as new copy with a very good + dj - careful small repair to top of spine) "The Beatles obviously felt comfortable around Freeman, and he captured many unguarded moments without ever betraying the Beatles' trust or privacy. The early photos in particular reflect a charming innocence that Beatlemania would gradually overwhelm. The burdens of fame and media attention that closed the Beatles off from much of the world and led them to s... View more info

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The Beatles A Celebration 30th Anniversary Edition

By: Giuliano, Geoffrey

Price: $23.00

Publisher: London, Sunburst Books, 1992

Edition: New Edition


240pp. Extensively illustrated AS NEW. "Updated text and new exclusive never before published photographs" "A really good coffee table type read. Lots of info and great pictures." "This book is lavishly decorated with photos and rare pics of memoralbilia and features a nice tribute to the late John Lennon." Heavy book. May require some additional postage. pgs View more info

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The Beatles Companion The Fab Four In Film, Performance, Recording, And Print

By: Greenwald, Ted

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Toronto, B. Mitchell ( Michael Friedman), 1992


120pp. Illustrated. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. The Beatles companion is not about the Beatle's music, but about people and events behind it, and the artifacts the band left in their wake.... This book is for the neophite collector." ( Author) "---reference book and memorabilia guide ---- contains a discography, filmography, bibliography, special sections on each Beatle, and more than one hundred photographs ----."pgs View more info

The Black Book of Communism Crimes, Terror Repression

By: Courtois, Stephanie (et al)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1999


857pp. Translated from the French. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. " ... reveal the actual, practical accomplishments of Communism around the world: terror, torture, famine, mass deportations, and massacres. Astonishing in the sheer detail it amasses, the book is the first comprehensive attempt to catalogue and analyze the crimes of Communism over seventy years." Heavy book, Some additional postage required. View more info

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The Bleeding Clock Living Time Poems

By: Leigh, Simon

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1971

Edition: First Edition


56pp. Neat ownership on front endpaper and neatly inscribed aquisition information on t.p. else a very good, clean bright, tight unmarked copy. Short story author, novelist and poet, a former professional race car driver, university professor and ditch digger, Originally from Melbourne, Australia, he now writes full time in Toronto. " The past is all we poets want But Alice is now a restaurant" ( from The Bleeding Clock) pgs Smaller and very light books, such as t... View more info

The Caves of the Crystal Cliffs

By: Baruss, Rita

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Author's Publication,


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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The Chinese Art of Tea

By: Blofeld, John

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, 1985


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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The Colour of the Times The Collected Poems of Raymond Souster

By: Souster, Raymond

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press, 1964

Edition: First Edition


121pp. SIGNED by author. Ephemera: Includes a contemporary book review. A very good dj enclosed in an attractive mylar protector. Previous owners neat sig. on ffe. Else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. 250 poems from 1937 - 1963, Souster won the Governor General's Prize for Poetry for this book. pgs View more info

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The Documentaries

By: Livesay, Dorothy

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press, 1968

Edition: Fifth Edition


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 Dogs Of Riga A Kurt Wallander Mystery

By: Mankell, Henning

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The New Press, 2003

Edition: First American Edition


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