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10 Lessons In Autobiography

By: Whiteman, Bruce

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Guelph, Gryphon Press,

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


[14] pamphlet Fine. Sewn with thread.. Signed by the author. Limmited edion of 110 copies this being #62 . "My songs cease, I abandon them, From behind the screen where I hid I advance personally soley to you." Whiteman. 10 meditations on autobiography by the author. Very light item. Shipped at cost. View more info

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35 Ielapi Feletonu Krajums

By: Acuks; Drumais; Rirdans (

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, E. Rirdana Apgads, 1951


125pp. Illustrated. Some minor edgewear and light ageing, else a good, clean, sound, unmarked copy. Ar Rirdana humoristiskam ilustracijam."Jaatceras Acuka, Druma un Rirdana feletoni" "- Kadel feletona popularitate saglabajusies lidz musu dienam? Varbut tadel, ka to var lasit bez piepules. Nevienam nepatik tiesi izteikta pamaciba vai kritizesana, bet sasutumu par sabiedribu, izsmietu joku stastina, izlasis katrs un pasmiesies pat tad, ja nesapratis, kam si satira adre... View more info

A Divided Voice

By: Sparshott, Francis

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press, 1965


71pp. Acquisition info. discreetly inscribed on t.p. Else a very good, clean, tight copy. Sparshott was "a professor of ethics and the author of a remarkable book on aesthetics. The whole collection is pervaded by his wit, which is distilled in some excellent light verse and becomes truly comic in 'Lines for a Future Astronaut' and 'Song of Rolland', and by poetic ingenuity and arresting images. His command of formal thinking is reflected in his elegance of po... View more info

A Key to Modern British Poetry

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 1952

Edition: First American Edition


209pp. Third printing 1972. Some light wear to dj. Acquisition info. discreetly inscribed on tp. Else a clean, bright, tight unmarked copy. Although the poetry referred to is no longer "modern", it is still quite significant as are Durell's particular insights. "The author opens his discussion with an examination of the connection between Einstein's theories of relativity and modern poetry. He then considers the effect of psychology---- theories have ra... View more info

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Agrarjautajums Latvju Tautas Dzive : Vesturisks Apskats & Senas Kolonijas Gambija Tobago

By: Bilmans, Alfr(eds) ( Alfreds Bilmanis ) & Bundurs, Z.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Saule & Paspalidzibas Izdev(nieciba), 1934


Two pamphlets bound together. 58, [4]pp. & 29, [3]pp. Bound together in an ostensibly private ex libris binding. No interior library marks other than the trace of a former bookplate on the front free end paper. All clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Binding is likewise very good. Marbled boards. Zemesipasuma, zemes reformu un zemnieku vesturisks parskats. Otra pamfleta - par Gambijas un Tobago vesturi herzogistes laika. View more info

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Aiza

By: Aistars, Ernests

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Gramatu Draugs, 1963


207pp. A very good, clean, bright . tight copy with a neat number 77 on top rt. hand cnr. of t.p. "Ernesta Aistara romans Aiza (1963) ir par jaunu latviesu studentu Amerika, kurs nejausi sabrauc kadu meiteni, un tad beg no negadijuma vietas." ( Baksis) " ---- dzives uztvere rada konfliktus ar jauno paaudzi --- Viena puse nostajas vecaku vertibu skala, ko vini panemusi lidz no savas zemes, otra puse - jaunas apkartnes pavirsie vilinajumi, kas viegli piedavajas, viegl... View more info

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Amidst Latvians During The Holocaust

By: Anders, Edward

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Riga, Occupation Museum Association of Latvia, 2010

Edition: First Edition


204pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy with the covers showing some very light wear. Not a print on demand copy. "One of the best books of 2011"...A nerve-wracking saga in which life and death depend on a capricious fate...absorbing lucidity...vivid portraits...simple moral vision that resonates: "I became immunized against prejudice". A testament of remarkable clarity and humanity, wrung from dark experience.- KIRKUS REVIEWS. "Surviving the Holocaust by a hair, ... View more info

An Anthology of Chinese Verse - Han Wei Chin and the Northern and Southern Dynasties

By: Frodsham, J.D.; Hsi, Ch'eng (Translators)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1967

Edition: First Edition


198pp. dj spine and rear panel show some signs of wear, front cover clean and fresh. Attractive bookplate on ffe with acquisition information discreetly inscribed on t.p. Else a very good clean bright, tight copy. Navy blue binding with bright gilt lettering. " The eight centuries that lie between the founding of the Han ( 206 B.C.) and the fall of the Sui (618 B,C.) are of considerable importance in the history of Chinese verse. The stylistic range, complexity ... View more info

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Angel

By: Garnet, Eldon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Press Porcepic, 1972


64pp. Almost as new. Original clear plastic dj in excellent condition. , a clean bright, tight, unmarked copy. An attractive example of Porcepic's "small press" work. Press Porcepic; located in Erin; Ontario in a main street shoe store; emphasizes quality book-making and recapturing the intimate working relationship of author; editor and printer. ( Reg Innell ( 1974(?) ) pgs Postal adjustment on some lighter books. View more info

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Anglu-Latviesu Necenzetas Leksikas Skaidrojosa Vardnica Ap 1200 Vardu Un Skaidrojumu

By: Berzins, Peteris ( Compiled By )

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Riga, Avots, 2003


Vardnica ieklauti 12000 vardu un teicienu, kasaptver ta saucamas "nepieklajigas" dzives sferas, kas oficialaja leksikografija un vardnicas parasti tiek ignoretas. Aptverta 20. gs. lietota un anglu vardnicas fikseta leksika, kas papildinata ar vardiem un teicieniem no jaunakas literaturas un videofilmam anglu valoda. Vardnica ir skaidrojosa, ta nedod tiesu tulkojumu, bet attiecigo vardu un vardkopu literari neitralu skaidrojumu. View more info

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Annas Frankas Dienasgramata

By: Franka Anna ( Anne Frank )

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba, 1963

Edition: First Latvian Edition


319pp. A Good + copy. Cover gently tired, interior sound, clean, unmarked, without d.j. Translated from the German (not Dutch) edition "Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank" by Cirene Palkavniece "1942. gada 12. junija Niderlande dzivojosais ebreju uznemejs Oto Franks uzdavinaja savai meitai Annai pieticigu kara laika dzimsanas dienas davanu - nelielu bloknotu. Meitene taja rakstija dienasgramatu, fiksejot savas gimenes un vairaku citu ebreju meginajumu paglabties no hol... View more info

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Ar Balles Kurpem Sibirijas Sniegos

By: Kalniete, Sandra

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Riga, Atena, 2001

Edition: First Edition


295pp Saja atminu stastu lielaja dazadiba Sandras Kalnietes gramatai ir ipasa vieta. Ipasa tadel, ka vina spejusi, izsapot savu tuvo cilveku liktenus, ierakstit tos vesture, savienot dzives stastu intimitati un personiskumu ar vesturiskam lasijumam piemitosu objektivitati, faktu, dokumentu novertejumu. Sandra Kalniete, man skiet, pavisam noteikti apzinajusies, ka vinai tas jaizdara - pieminas varda ne tikai iztele jaredz un jaizstasta tuvinieku ciesanu celi, bet ari ja... View more info

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Atlantic Crossings

By: Helwig, David

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon, 1974


[70] pp. unpaginated. First printing. But for price information at top of ffe. a very lightly incribed copyright date on the copyright page an almost as new book. Clean, bright, tight, unmarked. " Atlantic Crossings (1974), with its four "contrapuntal" narratives of trips to the New World (contrapuntal in that they issue from the mouths of characters as diversified as St. Brendan, a slave-trader, a Norsewoman and Christopher Columbus), revealed a Helwig capable of s... View more info

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Aukstais Galds

By: Feldmanis, Marija

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Riga, Zvaigzne ABC, 2011


151pp. Illustrated. Reprint of the 1938 edition. "Majturibas skolotajas Marijas Feldmanis gramata "Aukstais galds" (pec 1938. g. izdevuma) atradisiet lietderigus padomus un praktiskus aizradijumus dazadu auksto edienu pagatavosana majas dzive un viesibam. -Saja izdevuma jus uzzinasiet, ka garsigi pagatavot un gliti izgarnet zivis un vezus, meza putnus un majputnus, meza dzivnieku un majdzivnieku galas edienus, desas un pastetes, merces un salatus, svietmaizes un tautisku... View more info

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Baltic States: A Study of their Origin and National Development, Their Seizure and Incorporation into U.S.S.R. Interim Report of the Select Committee on Communist Aggression, House of Representatives, Eighty Third Congress, Second Session, 1954,

By: Kersten, Charles J.

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Buffalo, William S. Hein & Co., 1972

Edition: Reprint Edition


537pp. Reprint edition edited by Igor I. Kavass and Adolf Sprudzs A very good, clean, bright, tight copy "...the report on the Baltic States was extensive, scholarly, flawlessly a-political in the ethnic sense, and extremely well documented.....discusses thoroughly the events of 1939 - 40 that led to Soviet occupation. These events are examined with an eye for identifying the model the Soviets used for occupation and sovietization." [V.S. Vardys] View more info