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Atlantic Crossings

By: Helwig, David

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon: 1974

Seller ID: 003892

Condition: Almost As New


[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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Figures In A Landscape

By: Helwig, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003903

Condition: Very Good


217pp. Surfaces showing slight ageing. ownership sig on fe. acquisition info neatly inscribed on t.p. else a very good, clean, tight unmarked copy. Prose and poetry combined. Figures in a Landscape is a real omnibus. I suppose Mr. Helwig had collected a great trunkful of poems and snatches of prose which out of sheer delight at being so lustfully alive bundled itself off into a book . . . It is the charm of the man himself which gives the book its ultimate unity" ( L.... View more info

Tenebrae

By: Hill, Geoffrey

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001015

Condition: Almost As New


48pp. Very good, clean, bright, tight, almost as new copy, unpriceclipped. " After the expansiveness of "Mercian Hymns", Hill returns to tight forms and religious themes in Tenebrae with astonishing results. The opening poem, "The Pentecost Castle", picks up Spanish love poetry to fabricate a beautiful, yet painful, music. Pain is not absent from the sonnet sequence "Lachrimae" either; it is there in the address to the "Crucified Lord"... View more info

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New Poems: 1965 - 1969

By: Hope, A.D.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003870

Condition: Very Good +


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

Kodols

By: Ikona, Guna

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Shippenville Pa., Upeskalns [Riverhill ress]: 1972

Seller ID: 000381

Condition: Very Good


93pp. with erratum slip for p.66. 250 copies. Cover and four chapter illustrations by Ilgvars Steins.. Jacket lightlly age spotted on front panel, top edges a little worn, else a very clean, bright copy printed on fine paper. " Ikona iet kopsoli ar musdienu internacionali moderno dzejnieku, pievezdama mus ar savu dzeju it ka pie izsista loga: seja negaiditi iesitas ass veja atveziens. Dzejolu satrauktas rindas sabirst ka lielaki un mazaki izsistas ruts gabali, kuros sp... View more info

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The Topolobampo Poems And Other Memories

By: Inkster, Tim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Erin, Press Porcepic: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003899

Condition: Very Good +


64pp. A couple of small closed neatly repaired tears to the covers which show very mild spotting but gratly improved by a clear, atrtractive mylar protector.. acquisition information discreetly inscribed on t.p. else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. Topolobampo Poems was lnkster's firsl publishcd collection of poetry. Lighter books, such as this can be shipped at cost. pgs View more info

Divdesmit Ceturtais Austrumu Garums

By: Irbe, Andrejs

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Newton Ma., LaRAS Gramatu Klubs: 1989

Seller ID: 000567

Condition: Very Good +


76pp. Irbem piemit ieverojamas spejas ieskatit un raksturot atskirta, atsvesinata cilveka dzives dazados aspektus...Ir dzejoli, kas raksturo ne tikvien individa, bet ari "mala atstumtas" tautas likteni...Manuprat, Irbes jaunakais krajums ir visuma interesants un noteikti nav bez makslas vertibas." (G.Plavkalns) View more info

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Vientula Laiva Ir Nosu Zime (Dzeja)

By: Irbe, Andrejs

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Vasteras, Ziemelblazma- Janis Abucs: 1968

Seller ID: 000366

Condition: Very Good +


94pp. 300 copies. Dj. has some neatly repaired tears, a small chip and some creases, otherwise a very good, clean tight copy. " Nosu zime? Ta ir skanas sakums. Aiz tas: perkona negaisi, klusi kritoss sniegs, saules stars ezera vidu. Ainavas ka sastingusi muzika. Bet ir ari citas skanas. Piemeram, ja to sakums ir nosu zime vientula, krasta izmesta, pa pusei smilsu aprakta laiva." (A. Irbe) View more info

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At the Fallow's Edge a Selection of Poems By Astrid Ivask Edited and Translated By Inara Cedrins

By: Ivask, Astrid

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Inklings 3 Mudborn Press: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001609

Condition: Very Good


32pp. Second printing. Published by a small art press. Elegant layout. top and bottom edges slightly browned with slight signs of crinkling, else a very good, clean, bright copy enclosed in original mylar. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR Intoduction by Cedrins. Afterword by Ivask. Bilingual Latvian English edition. View more info

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Elukogu Valitud Luuletused 1958-1978

By: Ivask, Ivar

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Lund, Eesti, Kirjanike Kooperatiiv: 1978

Seller ID: 004185

Condition: Very Good +


319pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy Poetry. In Estonian " an anthology of his poems from a twenty year period, illustrated with his own drawings." View more info

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Ko Dziedaja Rigas Gaili 100 Dzejnieki Par Rigu

By: Ivaska Astride (compiled by)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Riga, Petergailis: 2001

Seller ID: 002936

Condition: Almost As New


Dzejas antologija par Rigu ievietoti 100 latviesu dzejnieku dzejoli. seit vietu atradusi gan 19. gadsimta latviesu literatu pirmie meginajumi Rigas apdziedasana, gan 21. gadsimta modernas dzejas izpausmes. Dzejolu krajums ir tematisks. Rigu ieraugam teiksmas, zinges, vesturisku notikumu kontekstos. Atseviski apkopoti dzejoli par Vecrigu, Rigas nomales ielinam, parkiem, laukumiem, pieminekliem utt. View more info

Ziemas Tiesa

By: Ivaska, Astride

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Shippenville Pa., Upeskalna Apgads The River Hill Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000172

Condition: Very Good +


80pp. Limited edition of 300 followed by two subsequent editions. Very good, clean tight, bright copy; dj. shows some minor wear with several very small closed tears, else very good. Ivaska sanemusi Z. Lazdas balvu par so krajumu. " Ivaskai piemit loti sensibla dabas izjuta. Tapat vina loti redzigi un dzivi reage uz civilizacijas ikdienas paradibam." View more info

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Vardojums Dzejolu Izlase 1951-1987

By: Ivaska, Astride

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Boston, LaRAS Gramatu Klubs: 1987

Seller ID: 003047

Condition: Very Good


302pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. " Skiet, vinai katrs dzejolis ir ka koks vai akmens, kas klusi un nesteidzigi stav ieaudzis dzejolu gramata, un ta galvena iezime ir dabiskums...." xxyy View more info

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Solissilos [Solis Silos]

By: Ivaska, Astride

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Daugava: 1973

Seller ID: 003455

Condition: Very Good +


136pp. A very good, clean, tight copy. with a small neat private accesion number on front free endpaper INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR - ar veltijumu dzejniecei Ainai Zemdegai " Krustmeitai Ainai Dzejas un dziesmu zime sirsnigi Astride 1973 - 2- 9 "Vinai skiet, ka sila jamacas staigat bez vainas, negrekojot pret ta butibu, jo tikai tad tas atversies pretim vinas dveselei ka kada muziga patiesiba. --Bez sila un juras ap dzejnieci ir daudzas sikas lietas - sermuksli, avenes, s... View more info

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Gaisma Ievainoja Dzejoli 1971-1981

By: Ivaska, Astride

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Daugava: 1982

Seller ID: 003472

Condition: Very Good +


128 pp. "Astride Ivaska liek vienmer par jaunu ieraudzit cilveciga tragismu un vienmer par jaunu atgadina cilveciga cienu un dara to tik savdabigi parliecinosi, ka sacerejumi jau tagad (vinas dzives laika) kluvusi nobriedusi klasika. Dizciltiga latviete, autore, protams, nav bez "nacionala etosa", bet bez patosa gan." (V. Reimanis) View more info

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Dzeja Un Atdzeja

By: Ivaska, Astride

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Riga, Petergailis: 2008

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002910

Condition: Almost As New


447pp. Almost as new. Signed by author "Pavilam - draudziba un apbrina Astride "Latviesu trimdas dzejnieces Astrides Ivaskas lielaja gramata apkopots gandriz viss, ko vina sarakstijusi dzeja, ka ari dazadu tautu autoru darbu atzdejojumu izlase. Lai ari gramata izskatas liela un bieza, to var izlasit atri - tads jau liktenis visiem, kas savu dzivi parvers mazos , caurspidigos dzejolos. ---Katrs dzejolis ir ka koks vai akmens, kas stav ieaudzis dzejolu gramata,... View more info

Rita Engelis

By: Jaunzeme, Ausma

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Imanta: 1971

Seller ID: 001092

Condition: Very Good +


32pp. Very good copy. Imanta poetry chapbook. "Jaunzeme..... uzziedeja peksni un intensivi ka spoza, daudzkra­saina rakete trimdas latviesu kulturas debesis." View more info

Akmens Maize

By: Jaunzeme, Ausma

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, Echo Publishers West: 1975

Seller ID: 001300

Condition: Very Good


[40pp.] Spine has a small, almost invisible, clear acid free repair, neat previous ownwr's name on half title, else a clean bright copy. "Akmens maizes varsmas atainojas gan sencu paganiska mitologija, gan dazadi musu vestures notikumi. Pat svesaja var slepties latviskais...autorei veicies ar dzivas izteles palidzibu radit savus pardzivojumus uz vestures fona, izvairoties no tuksam frazem, letiem kosumiem" (G.Plavkalns) ... "Jaunzeme ...sarakstija divas labas dzejolu ... View more info

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Vecrigas Zingu Gramata

By: Johansons Andrejs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Brooklyn, NY), Gramatu Draugs: 1967

Seller ID: 002398

Condition: Very Good +


211 pp. A very good +, clean, bright tight copy, dj. enclosed in mylar protector. Gift presentation inscription on the front free endpaper. Saturs: Autora ievads lasitajiem. Zinges par Rigu un ridzinieku dzivi; Milestibas un milestibas gaudu zinges; Briesmu stasti pantos; Dazadas Zinges " Veclaiciga, ipatneja Rigas latviesu valoda ir bagata ari ar pilnigi saprotamam, bet sodien neparastam izteiksmem un vardiem, kas zingu lasisanu padara vel saistosaku ar savu negribet... View more info

Antologija Ta Zeme Ir Musu Latviesu Topografiskas Dzejas Antologija

By: Johansons, Andrejs (Compiled by)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Daugava: 1958

Seller ID: 000695

Condition: Very Good +


359pp. Attractive dark blue faux leather binding with gilt bands and type on spine. Handwritten presentation on half title, else a very good, clean, bright, tight copy. "kaut cik prava apjoma atrodama topografiska dzeja - lirika un liroepika, kas ietver noteiktu Latvijas vietu telojumus." (A. Johansons) Dzeja sadaliti sekojosi ... Daugava, Riga, Vidzeme, Kurzeme, Zemgale, Latgale. View more info

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The Happy Hungry Man

By: Jonas, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, House of Anansi: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003895

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. [57] Photographs. Neat previous ownership on fe. some rubbing to lower spine and carefully inscribed acquisition info on t.p. Else a very good, clean, bright, unmarked copy. "How fresh these early poems seem today! Direct, formally accomplished, restless, incisive; conscious of death and history and of the meaninglessness of much human activity, but conscious also of fleeting moments of pleasure, and not immune to love. These poems are devoid of self-pity... View more info

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The Floating Garden

By: Jones, D. G. (Douglas-Gordon)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Toronto, Coach House Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003890

Condition: Very Good +


105pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight unmarked copy. very faint almost imperceptable small crease to cnr of rear cover. Governor General's prize winner. Awarded his second A.M.Klein Prize for this book. Jones poetry is lyrical amd imagist....marked by economy and precision... (Ian Hamilton) pgs View more info

Magones

By: Kajaka, Valda

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Imanta: 1968

Seller ID: 001431

Condition: Very Good +


32pp. Previous ownership on inside front cover, else a very good, clean copy. "paliek diezgan speciga kopeja noskana, kas ir kaut kads melancholisks skaudrums: melnbaltas gleznas, kas tikai vietumis vel pielaiz pelekus tonus vai kadu sarkanu sviku. Lasas ka naturalistiska dokumentacija, bet -- elementi diezgan rupigi izmekleti un sakartoti - kas jau ir istas makslas pazime, jo ta ari gribetas noskanas panak savu efektu - lasitaju parliecina. View more info

Laikam Lidzi Dzejoli

By: Kalmane, Mara

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, 1983

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001148

Condition: Very Good +


97pp. 100 copies. A very good, clean, tight copy. SIGNED "Indrai (Gubinai) - Lai draugi neaizmirstas Kanbera 1984g. marts Mara Kalmane. View more info

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Caks Padegs Riga 30.gadi

By: Kalnacs, Janis

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Riga, Liesma: 1985

Seller ID: 002697

Condition: Very Good +


124pp. Illustrated. A very good, clean, tight copy. " Krajuma nodoms ir izdevies. Paradits, ka Caka sakotneja dzeja ir raupjs, tiess, bet izsmalcinats sitiens ar iedomu spogulu neskaitamam atbalsim, kas aizskan bezgaliba. Savukart Padega realitates teli liekas atplivojusi no taliem gaisiem un trauslo, bet merktiecigo liniju vijums peksni nokritis kroga, ielas mala, kaut kuriene no - bezgalibas. Un ja abiem maksliniekiem jautatu: "Kas ir skaistums?" vini atbildetu: "Tas v... View more info