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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

Seller ID: 003889

Condition: Very Good +


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

On Earth as it is on Heaven

By: Heighton, Steven

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Erin, The Porcupine's Quill: 1995

Seller ID: 000932

Condition: Almost As New


236pp. An almost as new copy, appears unread. Signed by Heighton on title page: "For Inara Steven Heighton Oct 14 95" "One of the best books produced by a Canadian writer in a decade or more." (Vancouver Sun) "Heighton writes convincingly - switching smoothly between lyricism and the erotic, between grandeur and an elegiac mood. He can carve out a scene of beauty in a few words, but is also able to realize the unremarkable with a vivifying simplicity." (Times Liter... View more info

Stalin's Carnival

By: Heighton, Steven

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kingston, Quarry Press: 1989

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000953

Condition: Almost As New


96 p. New Canadian Poets Series. An atractive, almost as new copy signed by the author on the ffe. "For Inara Steven Heighton Oct/14 95" Book won the the Lampert Award for best first book of poetry. Heioghton has subsequently received many more awards for his writing. "Heighton transforms the rhetoric of dictatorship into poetic occasions; his Stalin "carves from the body of the world an order hewn in his own image." In the book's final section --- he offers an alter... View more info

The Ecstasy of Skeptics

By: Heighton, Steven

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Concord On., House of Anansi Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000954

Condition: Almost As New


107pp. A fresh, bright, tight, almost as new copy signed by the author on the half title. " For Inara, At Harbourfront, All best, Steven Heighton Oct. 14/95" "A sensitively conceived collection strong in poetic form, lyricism and emotion - a virtuoso performance. Governor General's Award Jury citation " View more info

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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

In Anger Culture in the Cold War 1945-60

By: Hewison, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfield And Nicolson: 1981

Seller ID: 001009

Condition: Very Good +


230pp. Notes, index. A very good, bright, tight copy. " 1956 was a turning point in British cultural history -- The dramatic change in the way young writers portayed society was a reaction against the political and literary values of the post-war establishment --- youth, ambition and disatisfaction with the status quo. Hewison analyses the relationship between artistic activity and the institutions which created the climate in which individual writers and artists h... 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

Seller ID: 002578

Condition: Very Good


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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Contact or isolation? : Soviet-Western relations in the interwar period : symposium organized by the Centre for Baltic Studies, October 12-14,

By: Hiden, John; Loit, Aleksander Editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Centre for Baltic Studies, University of Stockholm: 1991

Seller ID: 002579

Condition: Very Good


442pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. The book considers the political, economic and ideological relations between Western Europe and the Soviet Union between 1917 and 1941. This volume contains twenty five papers in English and German. on matters relating to the following topics : Disruption and Restoration of Political Relations. Rise and Fall of Economic Exchange. Conflict and Cooperation within the International Labour Movement.. Bridge or Barrier? The Bal... View more info

King Log

By: Hill, Geoffrey

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1976

Seller ID: 001014

Condition: Very Good +


70pp. A very good, clean, tight, bright copy. Third impression. "A small collection, it nevertheless serves as an excellent introduction to the poet, showing many of his concerns and much of his talent in poems that are concise and lyrical. --Beginning with the important Ovid in the Third Reich, Hill's interests here include the horrors of the Third Reich, but also look farther back in history, using the examples of the fates of numerous poets in several of th... 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

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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

Seller ID: 002392

Condition: Very Good +


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 acqui... 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

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Emancipation and Interdependence The Baltic Tates as New Entities in the International Economy, 1918 -1940 A Symposium Organized By the Centre for Baltic Studies, Stockholm University, 15 -17 October 1992

By: Johansen, Anders, Kangeris, Karlis et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Centre for Baltic Studies, University of Stockholm: 1994

Seller ID: 002580

Condition: Very Good +


385pp. Notes. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. " The overall aim of this book is to elucidate the integration of the newly independent Baltic States into the prvailing international economic system of the interwar period, a development of international commercial and financial interdependence which was related to a process of national economic emancipation. 1. Tsarist Successor States in the Soviet - Western Borderland 2. Restrictions on International Cooperation... View more info

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Home Free

By: Johnston, George

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003893

Condition: Very Good +


64pp. Acquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p. else a very good, clean, tight,unmarked copy. Without dust jacket and apparently issued as such. , ""the achievement is substantial, skilful, and emotionally exact. The extended technical resources broaden and establish more solidly his own tunes and his own vision - distinctive, quaint, witty, serious, recognizable, unashamedly idiosyncratic --- subtle and effortless precision, its unobtrusive technical skill,... 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

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Estonian Freedomfighters in World War Two

By: Jurs, August

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Toronto, Voitleja Relief Foundation Book Committee: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004127

Condition: Almost As New


322 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits. Almost As New. Unread. "Estonians with the German forces on the eastern front" "describes all the Estonian military units of the Second World War. These units were fighting the Soviet intruders who invaded the independent State of Estonia in 1940 and destroyed Estonian independence and freedom" ( Author) View more info

Meineid Gegen Deutschland Eine Dokumentation Uber Den Politischen Betrug

By: Kern, Erich

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gottingen, Verlag K.W. Schutz KG:

Seller ID: 000758

Condition: Very Good


304pp. Dj worn but enclosed mylar protector, else a very good copy. Previous ownership stamp on cover and ffep. "He (Kern) became noted as a writer of revisionist books that sought to glorify the activities of the German soldiers during the Second World War....In his view, the Germans are the real victims of the Second World War. Some of his works - still form a fixed reference point for right-wing extremists." (Wikipedia) "Inhalt: Inhaltsverzeichnis; Der Reichstags... 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

Seller ID: 003830

Condition: Very Good +


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

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Hypatia or New Foes with an Old Face

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1915

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 003912

Condition: Very Good +


459pp. A very good + copy. Green cloth boards with an attractive Art Nouveau design stamped into front cover and spine. Covers virtually unworn but for some very faint rubbing to top and bottom of spine edges. A clean, tight copy. With eight illustrations by Byam Shaw. "The story of Hypatia - mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher - who was caught up in a conflict between the Church and the Roman Empire, and murdered by a Christian mob in 415 AD. The Alexandr... View more info

Latviesu Kordziesmas Antologija I 1873-1917 Originaldziesmas Jauktiem Sieviesu Un Viru Koriem a Capela

By: Klotins, A. (compiled by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Riga, Liesma: 1986

Seller ID: 000826

Condition: Very Good +


173pp. Spine slightly faded, else a very good, clean, tight copy. An anthology of Latvian Choral music for mixed choirs. "For choirs of other nationalities who would like to sing these songs in Latvian, a table of Latvian letters in phonetic transcription is appended." Composers represented: Baumanis, Ore, Jurjans, Straume, Vitols, Melngailis, Darzins, Kalnins, Zalitis, Kazocins, Abele. Introduction in Latvian, English and Russian. The Introduction is written in... 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

Seller ID: 003891

Condition: Very Good +


42pp. Neat previous ownership on cnr of inner cover. Acquisition 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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Partners in Tyranny The Nazi-Soviet Non Aggression Pact Auigust 23, 1939

By: Kolasky, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Mackenzie Institute: 1990

Seller ID: 001483

Condition: Very Good +


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 lif... View more info