Category: Humors Un Satira ( Humour and Satire)

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Gutenmorgens

By: Berzins, Maris

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Riga, Karogs: 2007

Seller ID: 004268

Condition: Fine


167pp. Fine. Teksts sastav no apmeram 60 fabuliskiem, bet ne vienmer teiksmainiem stastijumiem, kas nav gluzi Esopa atdarinajumi, tacu ar tadam ka folkloriskam iezimem, visizteiktak varbut ar stastitaja naivitati., kas, protams, izradas ir maska dzildomibai, simplicissimus sui generis, kad teiciens "kas ir, tas ir" noraksturo daudz, tacu nepasaka visu un varbut to pasu svarigako. Gutenmorgena pratojumi un piedzivojumi izriet no musdienu sadzives verojumiem. Gramata daudz komisku un nelogisku aprakstu, kuru rezultata rodas pardomas un tragikomiski ieskati musdienu likteniba, katra zina Gutenm... View more info

Soreiz Bez Grimas Atminas

By: Birzgalis, Reinis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: (Brooklyn, NY), Gramatu Draugs: 1981

Seller ID: 001344

Condition: Very Good +


259pp. Photographs. Author's humorous illustrations. Ownership sig. on fep, else a very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Reinis Birzgalis - aktieris, rezisors, humorists, karikaturists, ilustrators, rakstnieks. Autora atminas par savam dzives gaitam: Burtniekos un Valmiera; Riga; Beglu gaitas; Trimda. View more info

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Sprukstins, Jefins Un Slimests Jana Dreslera Zimejumi Un Teksts Izlase No Zurnala ATPUTA

By: Dreslers, Janis

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Helena Hofmane: 1966

Seller ID: 004086

Condition: Very Good +


45pp. 250 copies. Cartoon caricatures. A very good, clean, bright, unmarked copy. Izlase (reproduceta) no zurnala Atputa. "Pirmskara zurnala "Atputa" ilgu gadu garuma Janis Dreslers neiztrukstosi gandriz iknedelas burtnica ir klat ar savu Jefinu, Sprukstinu, Slimestu. Un ne tikai "Atputa" Ari zurnala "Musu Majas Viesis", laikraksta "Jaunakas Zinas", : "Te jau rikojies kads jefins" vai "Nu tas ir sprukstina darbs!" No latviesu sarunvalodas leksikas sos sugas vardus vairs lauka nedabut! Ja saka "jefins", tad karam skaidrs, ar ko darisana. Ar "slimestu" vai "sprukstinu" tapat."(liis.lv) View more info

Tiesa Nak

By: Eglitis, Anslavs

Price: $14.00

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

Seller ID: 000836

Condition: Very Good +


235pp. Dj. shows some very mild wear, else a clean, bright, tight copy. Viss darbs "Tiesa nak rakstits ar Eglitim savdabigo humoru un ironiju -- Eglitis mums davinajis gramatu, kas vina pasa darbu virkne ienem ipatu vietu, jo attelo pirmo reizi musu literatura Amerikas zverinato tiesu darbibu. Turklat si gramata ir ipata piedeva romanam Nav tak dzimtene, jo rada epizodus si romana tapsana; reize ta ir variacija par temu Neierasta Amerika, jo turpina spilgti un trapigi atainot Amerikas parasas -- Gramatas butiska sastavdala ir autora illustracijas, kas grezno 95 no 235 lappusem. Lieku reizi... View more info

Karuselis Ikdienas Telojumi

By: Eglitis, Anslavs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Brooklyn, NY), Gramatu Draugs: 1956

Seller ID: 001056

Condition: Very Good +


231pp. Dj, shows some light edgewear, else a very good, clean, tight copy. Includes a contemporary newspaper clipping review of the author's work between the fep. and ffep, resulting in some clipping colour transfer from paper to pages "stastu centra ir pavisam parasti notikumi, daudzi so telojumu varoni ir pusaudzi vai berni, un vinu pasauli rakstnieks telo ar ipasu siltumu. Ari saja krajuma ievietotajos stastos darbojas autors pats--Krajuma teloti nelieli atgadijimi un notikumi, tas ir sikas mikropasaulites, no kuram kopuma summejas liela dzive--Stastos mazak jauzams A. Eglitis ka d... View more info

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Mana Banka Noveles Un Stasti

By: Eglitis, Anslavs

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Gramatu Draugs: 1982

Seller ID: 003360

Condition: Very Good +


311pp. Very good, clean, tight, bright copy, minor edgewear to dj. Illustrated by the author. "Eglisa gars daudzejada zina tomer ir jo lokans un redzigs, izpausme diezgan nesaudzigi atklats. Ar lasitaju gaumi, aizspriedumiem, patmilibu Eglitis rekinas tikai minimali, tadel vina labakie sacerejumi loti atskiras no bestsellerigas junk food produkcijas." View more info

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Es Nepievienojos

By: Eglitis, Anslavs

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Gramatu Draugs: 1971

Seller ID: 003368

Condition: Very Good +


358pp. Very good, clean. bright, tight copy. Dj. very good. "Romans ir par jauniem un veciem dumpiniekiem, par dumpigo jaunaudzi un nereti gekigo vecaudzi.... sava veida latvisks sauklis dazadiem spitniekiem, savrupniekiem un savdabjiem." View more info

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Cilveks No Meness

By: Eglitis, Anslavs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Brooklyn, NY), Gramatu Draugs: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003577

Condition: Very Good +


475pp. Dj. shows some slight edgewear, else a very good, clean, tight, bright copy enclosed in a clear mylar cover. "Ta ir plasaka satira par latviesu trimdiniekiem, ko nu devis Anslavs Eglitis. -- Cilveks no meness nav radies tikai aiz velesanas risinat problemas par makslu un maksliniekiem, ka ari bezkaisligi telot trimdas sadzivi un dazadus raksturus vai tipus" ( J. Rudzitis) View more info

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Nav Tak Dzimtene

By: Eglitis, Anslavs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Gramatu Draugs: 1966

Seller ID: 004222

Condition: Very Good +


352pp. A very good, clean, tight copy. Dj. likewise. "Eglitis atkal reizi paradijis, ka vina izdoma un aspratiba nebut nav apsikusi ... pieskaras stipri sapigiem tematiem: latviesu nacionalas identitates problemam, kas ir seviski akutas trimda, bet kas latviesu literatura risinatas jau kops atmodas laikmeta." (O. Kratins) View more info

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Misters Sorijs

By: Eglitis, Anslavs

Price: $14.00

Publisher: (Brooklyn, NY), Gramatu Draugs: 1956

Seller ID: 004290

Condition: Very Good


516pp. Dj. extremities rubbed, edges slightly worn, some light creases, enclosed in an attractive clear plastic protector; else a good clean copy. "Eglitis smin un ne reti diezgan sarkastiski smejas - aiz sminiem un smiekliem slepjas paasa smeldze" (J. Rudzitis) "romana telota trimdas latviesa dzive un ikdiena. Varona darbiba skar temas par istam un iluzoram vertibam, par cilveka vientulibu, iespeju izdzivot jaunos, no dzimtenes skirtos, apstaklos. Galvenais varonis romana izjut savu nacionalo piederibu un megina tikt gala ar tas uzlikto slogu, budams nonievats ciemins cita zeme." (D. Ju... View more info

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Divi Portreti Isa Proza

By: Germanis U[ldis]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Atvase: 1985

Seller ID: 001045

Condition: Very Good +


94pp. Very good, clean, bright, tight copy. " Gramata sakopta isproza, kas ar pseidonimu Ulafs Jansons laika gaita iespiesta dazados periodiskos izdevumos. -- Sai isprozai ir viens kopejs saucejs - tur registretas, kaut epizodiski, latviesu trimdnieku izjutas un noskanas vina saskare ar vina patveruma zemi (sai gadijuma Zviedriju) Seit ievietota "Latviesu sala" parstav ironisko prozu un piesaka Dr. Ulafa Jansona ienaksanu musu rakstu druva," (Autors) View more info

Kaki, Ja Tu Butu Cilveks Stastijums No Kada Kaka Viedokla

By: Janelsina, Veronika

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Gramatu Draugs: 1981

Seller ID: 000030

Condition: Very Good


240pp. Numerous line drawings illustrating text. A clean, tight copy. Small neat ownerhip inscription. " Gramata Kaki, ja tu butu cilveks - (ar Anslava Eglisa ilustracijam) ir kada kaka stastijums, kas liela mera uzlukojams ka peons par godu l'art pour l'art." View more info

Ar Un Bez Rozainiem Stikliem

By: Janelsina, Veronika

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Gramatu Draugs: 1988

Seller ID: 000480

Condition: Very Good +


212pp. Almost as new. "Stastitajs "es" ir suns varda Miervaldis Jakobsons.... miermiligs gudrelis, skeptikis ar filozofiskiem pratojumiem... daudz ironisku noverojumu par Kalifornijas dzivi, it seviski par... piesatinatam makslinieku aprindam, kas isti spej dzivot tikai preses starmesu gaisma. Banalitate, garigs tuksums un neistums jaucas ar dzinu but ieverotam un bagatam saja cilveku sapluduma..." [J. Silenieks] View more info

Kur Gaili Nedzied

By: Janovskis, Gunars

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Gramatu Draugs: 1974

Seller ID: 000634

Condition: Very Good +


284pp. "...saistigi un atjautigi notelota trimdas latviesu pilsoniska vide Anglija, kas maz atskiras no sadam salinam citas zemes. (Visi tapat klausas Raimondu Paulu, ed stiltonu, baumo un skelas). Janovski var lasit divejada veida: "pa virsu" un "dzilako slanu", grutak tveramo raksturu ricibas motivaciju del. Romana daudz humora, seviski zobarsta kabineta epizodos." (L. Smite) 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 negribeto amizantumu; sie vardi pasi par sevi paver zinamu ieskatu vecas Rigas dzive." ( I. Briedis) View more info

Davis Dievputnins

By: Kalnins, Nikolajs

Price: $18.00

Publisher: (Lincoln), Sauleskalns: 1983

Seller ID: 000732

Condition: Very Good +


142pp. Extensively illustrated by R. Birzgalis. Dj. enclosed in clear plastic protector. "Sadarbiba ar humorigo ilustratoru Reini Birzgali, gramata - Kalnins homoresku veida telojis latviesu trimdnieku raibos liktenus, sakot ar beglu nometnu laikiem Vacija - divainos un neierastos piedzivojumus Savienotajas Valstis un nobeidzas ar ... latviesu pensionaru izdaribam majas un sabiedriba." (N.Valtere) View more info

Tramvajs Tuksnesi Stasti Un Noveles

By: Kikauka, Talivaldis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: (Minneapolis), Tilta Apgads: 1965

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000142

Condition: Very Good +


285pp. Cover and Illustrations by I Steins. Very good clean tight copy, dj. vg. with some age specks. Signed presentation on free ep ."...Latviesiem nav bijusi satiriku parpilniba. Jau tapec vien Kikaukas darbi apsveicami; turklat satiriskajos stastos autora talants atradis pieejamako izpausmi." View more info

Leonards

By: Kikauka, Talivaldis

Price: $13.00

Publisher: (Minneapolis), Tilta Apgads:

Seller ID: 000179

Condition: Very Good +


271pp. Very good clean, tight, bright copy. dj. slight wear to back panel. Satira." Isteniba Leonarda ir aiz trejdeviniem kalniem ari tur, kur autors neparprotami uz to teme, t.i. satiriskajas vietas, kur vins ar karikaturas patagu sausta "nevelamas" istenibas sastavdalas - automatizaciju, psichoanalizi, kibernetiku, masu popularo kulturu, presi, utt." View more info

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Liktendomas Dzeja Isa Proza Brala Jana Evalda Pieminai

By: Klavins, Alberts

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Valmiera, 2010

Seller ID: 001388

Condition: As New


104pp. Photographs. As New. Autora otra gramata "ielikta vina pasa gariga butiba. Vins cilveka garigumu verte vis augstak un to salidzina ar riekstu, kur galvenais ir kodols, bet to apkart sedz caula." Visiem, kuri lasis "Liktendomas", autors vel "panemiet to, kas derigs Jusu pratam vai sirdij un aizmetiet to, kas nederigs!" "Vins ir cilveks ar labu humora izjutu, vienmer no vina izskaneja trapigi teicieni un atbildes." Gramata ietipst ari aspratigi, laikmetigi aforismi un anekdotas, biezi gadiem noklusetas. View more info

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Ar Laika Degli

By: Kraslavietis, Valdis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Celinieks: 1962

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003466

Condition: Very Good +


96pp. 1080 copies. SIGNED with a presentation inscription : "Kas metalu nesajis miesas , to saudzigak tiesas ! - Valdis Kraslavietis. Toronto 24. 3. 62 Ar autora parakstu. Very clean tight copy, some minor edgewear to dj. "Sedevri ir kara draugu vestules. Kad vecajam kanakam uznak "melnais", ...... "Verojot Amerikas vidi un latviesu trimdas sabiedribu no malas, atkal un atkal cauri satirai pavid sirsnigas, dainiski romantiskas ilgas pec dzimtenes." ( P.Vasarins) View more info

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Ventin Pus. Vards Un Teikums Rindes Lics Un Pers's Kals Kuraz Kriss Kinkezins Uz Sets Un Papir Uzvilcs Birzgal Reinis

By: Kuraz Kriss [Karlis Zvejnieks)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Alfreda Kalnaja Apgads: 1967

Seller ID: 002677

Condition: Very Good +


95pp. A very good, bright, tight copy. Numerous amusing illustrations by Birzgalis " Ar so gramatu esmu gribejis uzcelt pieminekli savai ventinu pusei. Ventinu pusei, kada ta bija toreiz, kad es tur augu musu si gadu simtena 20-os un 30-os gados. Tas ir laiks, skaists laiks, kas vairs nenaks nekad." (Autors) View more info

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The Penguin John Lennon

By: Lennon, John

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 003911

Condition: As New


154pp. Illustrated by Lennon. Contains In His Own Write and A Spaniard in the Works. Fine. A remainder mark across the top edge else As New. Sixth edition ( post 1980) An attractive copy. " Lennon’s whimsical, semi-sensical writings fall somewhere between Lewis Carroll and Gertrude Stein. He has a particular penchant for unusual wordplay, inventing nonsensical twists on familiar phrases--- underneath the amusing and often perplexing writing lies a subtle undertone of cultural commentary on society’s hypocrisies. ( Maria Popova) Illustrations described as a cross between Thurber and ... View more info

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Ceturtais Lielakais Latvija ( The Fourth Largest in Latvia )

By: Miks Koljers ( Mike Collier )

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Mansards: 2014

Seller ID: 003409

Condition: As New


357pp. As New. A clean, bright, tight, unread copy. Translated by Ieva Lesinska. Romans "Ceturtais lielakais Latvija"" ir skats no malas uz mums pasiem, kur skietama lidziba ar sabiedriba zinamam personibam, ka jau maksla ierasts, ir tikai nejausa sakritiba. Daudzas gramatas tiek devetas par skandalozam, bet si patiesam varetu par tadu klut - aspratiga un briziem skarba satira par Latvijas un pasaules politikas un sadzives paradibam. --- Varda nenosaukts Latvijas prezidents, kurs savu personisko villu uzcelis ka Eiropas meroga viesu namu. Un visbeidzot, kadas piejuras pilsetas V--- mers A... View more info

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Trioletas Ar Nagiem Un Sonetas Ar Ragiem Satirisku Dzejolu Antalogija

By: Pludonis, V(ilis)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Riga, Valsts Papiru Spiestuve: 1922

Seller ID: 001743

Condition: Good


109pp. Scartce. Covers worn with some very small closed tears. Previous ownership on tp. A copy well read, yet solid, sound and unmarked. An entertaining example of Latvian literary satire. "Svaru" biblioteka 6-8. Satirisku dzejolu antologija. Pludona redakcija. Veltita visiem kam rup latvju makslas uzplauksana." xx View more info

Zemgaliesi Vel Turas

By: Richters, Voldemars

Price: $13.00

Publisher: (Brooklyn, NY), Gramatu Draugs: 1981

Seller ID: 000856

Condition: Very Good +


Dj. shows some mild wear, else a fresh, clean, bright, tight copy. Romana Zemgaliesi vel turas pamata ir satiriski tverta latviesu sabiedribas dzive kada Amerikas pilseta, kur dazi simti tautiesu un divas draudzes --- saistiga gramata. Laba laika kavekla mekletaji lasot, nejutisies vilusies. Ironiski un skeptiski cilveku un notikumu verotaji autora atradis sev gara radinieku. Krietni izsmieties vares visi. tikai jabridina. ka smiekli kadreiz apraujas - Voldemara Richtera jokiem ir rugto pilienu piedeva." (M. Lasmanis) View more info