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Dzimtenes Ares Pa Majam, Tirgiem, Pilsetam

By: Freinats, Atis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Gramatu Draugs: 1969

Seller ID: 002017

Condition: Very Good


252pp. Illustrated. Some very light wear to spine extremities, else very good, clean, tight, bright copy. Atis Freinats - "Gramatizdevejs un rakstnieks 20.gadsimta 20-30-tajos gados, veicot gramatizplati-ta-ja darbu, apcelojis Latviju. Ar humoru un vieglu ironiju apraksta pa majam un tirgiem verotos notikumus un sastaptos cilvekus." (( Gulbenes biblioteka) View more info

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Latviesu Politiskas Partijas 60 Gados

By: Freivalds Osvalds

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Imanta: 1961

Seller ID: 003169

Condition: Very Good +


224pp. Photographs Brief presentation inscription on half title, else very good, clean copy. Partiju pirmsakumi un to darbiba Latvija un trimda. Latviesui politiskas darbibas pirmsakumi. Pirmas latviesu politiskas partijas. Kara laiks un Latvijas valsts nodibinasana. Politiskas partijas valsts nodibinasanas laika. Politiskas partijas Latvijas brivvalsts laika. Politiskas partijas zem krievu un vacu okupacijas. Politiskas partijas trimda. Citas politiskas ... View more info

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Rigas Vestures un Kugniecibas Muzejs. Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation. Das Rigaer Geschichts- und Schiffahrtsmuseum.

By: Galvanovska, Ilona et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Riga, Liesma: 1990

Seller ID: 003171

Condition: Almost As New


[256] pp. 500 illustrations. Printed in East Germany. Profusely illustrated in colour. Text in Latvian, English, German and Russian. In an attractive illustrated slipcase.. An excellent introduction to the Museum's collection and to the History of Riga. "The Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation is a remarkable collection including about 400,000 articles of artistic and historic value. The present edition gives an insight into the treasure-house of the Mus... View more info

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A Journey to Nowhere Detours and Riddles in The Lands and History of Courland

By: Kauffmann, Jean - Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Maclehose Press: 2012

Seller ID: 003570

Condition: As New


"Having first heard of Courland from Mara, a former lover, when he was a student in Canada in the 1960s, Kauffmann seems at first to be looking for something: a notion of the country of Mara’s birth; the character of the Courlandians; the grave of his cousin’s father, forcibly conscripted by the Nazis and killed in Courland in the Second World War. He finds none of these things, but, in a captivating and circumlocutory fashion, gleans amongst the ruins built by Courl... View more info

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Riga Retour Apmeklejums Dzimtene

By: Klans, Pavils

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Gramatu Draugs: 1961

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003547

Condition: Very Good


320pp. Photographs. A very good, clean, tight copy , dj. shows some light wear to extremities, enclosed in mylar."1961.g. iznak "Riga Retour", kura aprakstits divu jauniesu celojums un piedzivojumi, braucot caur Maskavu uz Rigu." [G. Liepins] "Manas piezimes, dabigi, balstitas uz noverojumiem Riga, kur pavadiju divas nedelas 1960. gada vasara. Faktus jeb specifiskus piemerus jus atradisit pareizi atstastitus Klana gramata "Riga retour"[V. Dreimane] View more info

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Riga Kajamgajejiem

By: Kolbergs, Andris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Riga, A.K.A.: 2001

Seller ID: 002347

Condition: Very Good ++


560pp. Illustrated. A very good, clean, tight, bright copy. Walking tour guide of Riga by one of Latvia's most popular writers. In Latvian. Still current. "Si gramata ir domata priviligetai lauzu kartai kajamgajejiem - Rigas priekspilsetas nav mazak interesantas ka Vecpilseta vai eklektikas stila aplipinatie bulvari. Gramata ir vairak ka simts illustraciju bet nevienas fotografijas. Ja sekosiet noradem teksta, Jus neapmaldisieties. Uzdevums: visisaka laika visva... View more info

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Rigas Gramata Rigas Vesture Vecpilseta

By: Kolbergs, Andris

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Riga, Jana Seta: 1998

Seller ID: 003775

Condition: New


155pp. Photographs. Illustrations. An unread copy. from publisher's storage. Joprojam saistosa un deriga gramatina par Vecrigas vesturi ar pastaigu marsrutiem un paskaidrojumiem. View more info

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Riga For The Curious Traveler

By: Kolbergs, Andris

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Jurmala, AkA: 2003

Seller ID: 004176

Condition: Fine


576pp. Maps Photographs A FINE unread copy. "Visitors wanting to know more about the history of Riga or about its buildings, monuments and parks could not do better than to buy a copy of Riga for the Curious Traveler. --- The detailed account covers not only central Riga but also the surrounding suburbs and gives a fascinating perspective on the development of the city." ( S. Baister) " an excelent guide of latvian capital. Across 580 pages, suggested walking tours,... View more info

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Latviesa Maja

By: Kursite, Janina

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Riga, Rundas: 1914

Seller ID: 003405

Condition: New


560pp. Fine. Supplementary colour photographs." Ilgaku laiku, braucot ekspedicijas, krajas materials par latviesu majam Latvijas novados un par latviesu majam Sibirija un latviesu majam Rietumos. Maja ir dala no cilveka patibas, pat ja cilveks pats to neapzinas. Viena bridi saku likt kopa - kada krasa latviesi krasojusi eku arpusi, ka iekartojusi iekstelpas, ko latviesiem nozimejis puku darzins. Kada veida zogi bijusi iecieniti. Kapec latvietim patik vai patika dzivot ... View more info

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Zvarde, Gadsimtu Griezos Fakti un Atminu Stasti par Zvardes Pagastu

By: Lace, Dzidra

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Vardes Pagasts(?), Biedriba "Vienoti Zvardei": 2017

Seller ID: 003680

Condition: New


696pp. Include Index to names supplement and foldout map. NEW, in original shrinkwrap. "Autores personiskaja arhiva glabajas unikalas vertibas, kas sakratas, uzrunajot, ieinteresejot, aicinot pa Latviju un visu pasauli izklidinatos zvardeniekus liecinat par dzimto Zvardes pagastu un ta laudim. Mums gramata ir iespeja ar daudzo liecinataju acim skatit notikumus Saldus novada Zvardes pagasta pusotra gadsimta garuma un vel senak! Ta nav tikai viena pagasta skarba vesture, k... View more info

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Rigas Kaku Kenins Un Citas Kada Arzemju Korespodenta Atminas

By: Lamejs, Bernhards ( Bernhardt Lamey)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Gramatu Draugs: 1979

Seller ID: 002359

Condition: Very Good +


184 pp. A very good, clean, bright tight copy. Dj very good. Lamejs ir vacu zurnalists, kas gandriz visu Latvijas neatkaribas laiku nodzivojis Riga un iemacijies ari latviski. Izcelot savas draudzigas jutas pret latviesiem, Lamejs cildina latviesu tautas sparu, patiesu jusmu, neiedragatu dzivotprieku un Rietumu orientaciju. Lamejs savos rakstos akcepteja un atbalstija latvieu centienus izveidot savu patstavigo valsti saimniecibas un kulturas zina taisnigu, stabilu,... View more info

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Iecavas Muiza

By: Lancmanis, Imants

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Bauska, Rundales Pils Muzejs: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003968

Condition: Good+


Illustrated in b&w and in colour. Photographs, drawings, portraits. A very good, clean, bright copy. A monographic study devoted to the history of the estate, architecture, works of art and the family of the counts von der Pahlen. Text in Latvian and German with a summary in English and Russian. Monografisks petijums par muizas vesturi, arhitekturu, makslas vertibam un grafu fon der Palenu dzimtu. Teksts latviesu un vacu valoda, kopsavilkums anglu un krievu valoda. View more info

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Latvian - Jewish Relations

By: Lejins, J

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Toronto), World Federation of Free Latvians: 1975

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003822

Condition: Very Good


25pp. A very good, clean tight copy. With presentation inscription SIGNED by author. "Latvian-Jewish Relations is a brochure written by the former Latvian parliament (Saeima) deputy J. Lejins and published by the World Federation of Free Latvians and the Latvian National Federation in Canada (LNFC). A "Publisher's Note" states: "The LNFC is proud to publish this well-meant and carefully considered [sic] article." However, the brochure is rather one-sided and unobjecti... View more info

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The Heritage of Religious Architecture and Art in Riga

By: Levina, Marina; Zilgalvis, Janis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Riga, Neputns: 2010

Seller ID: 002015

Condition: New


447pp. Extensively illustrated. NEW "This book--- brings together descriptions of 60 places of worship,monastries and complexes of such buildings. The text is supplemented with graphic material (plans, designs, survey drawings relating to churches as well as historical images, photographs of works of religious art, etc. ---The churches of iga constitute that element of national culture which manifestly conects Latvia with the long building traditions of Western E... View more info

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The Baltic Revolution Estonia, Latvia Lithuania and the Path to Independence

By: Lieven, Anatol

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 003173

Condition: Almost As New


454 pp. Photographs. An almost as new, clean bright copy. "There is no denying that this is a very valuable book on the Baltic States' history during the fall of the Soviet Union. But on the other hand, there are few other books out there to compare this one with. The bibliography on the history of the Baltic States is quite scarce. Lieven gives a good, and thourough analysis of a specific time in history, however, for many local Balts, when reading the text, it is ob... View more info

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Latvia in the Wars of the 20th Century

By: Mangulis, Visvaldis

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Princeton Junction, Cognition Books: 1983

Seller ID: 003031

Condition: Very Good +


207pp. Maps, references, index. A very good, bright, tight copy "Caught between two powerful neighbors and ancient enemies, Germany and Russia, the less than two million Latvians had to wage bloody wars against one or the other or both of them to defend themselves. This is a story of struggle, victory, defeat, and defiance --" (Author) "This book provides , clarifies and exposes little known behind the scene historical machinations and dealings." (msms) View more info

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Das schone Kurland - ein deutches Land. Mit 155 Abbildungen Erstes Bis Zehntes Tausend

By: Meisner, Carl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Munchen, Piper: 1917

Seller ID: 001435

Condition: Very Good +


156pp. Numerous photographs, bibliography. Presentation incription in a fine neat hand on half title with an unobtrusive previous owner's name and stamp on ffe. A very good, clean, tight copy. Contents: Land und Landschaft; Kurland in Ordenszeiten; Das Herzogtum Kurland; Kurland im neunzehnten Jahrhundert; Russifizierung und Revolution; Schlußbetrachtung."Skatu albumi. Gramatas autors censas pieradit, ka Kurzeme ir vacu zeme. Sniedz Kurzemes geografijas un vestures pa... View more info

Woman In Amber Healing The Trauma Of War In Exile

By: Nesaule, Agate

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Soho: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000417

Condition: Very Good +


280pp. Almost as new, an attractive copy "This book about the suffering of civilians during the second world war is unlike most war books, because it deals with the long-term effects of war....this is a powerful anti-war book...." [Doris Lessing] View more info

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Latvijas Viduslaiku Pilu Petnieciba 18. - 20. Gadsimta

By: Ose, Ieva

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Riga, Latvijas Vestures Instituta Apgads: 2001

Seller ID: 001490

Condition: As New


382pp. Illustrated. Extensive Bibliography. 23 page summary in German. As new. " Gramata veltita Latvijas viduslaiku pilu petniecibas vesturei. Pirmaja nodala sniegts mura pilu izpetes historiografiskais apskats, sakot no 18. gs. beigam, kad senatnes petnieki saka vakt un apkopot zinas un darinat pilu zimejumus, lidz pat 20. gs. 90. gados tapusajiem petijumiem. Otra nodala ietverti petijumi par vairakiem ieverojamiem Latvijas pilu petniekiem. Tresa nodala veltita nozi... View more info

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Malupes Pagasts Laiki Un Cilveku Likteni.

By: Ozols, Ernests

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Vaidava: 1976

Seller ID: 003450

Condition: Very Good +


271pp. Large detailed foldout map. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. " Atminu stasti par dzivibu un ciesanu upuriem Malupes pagasta Latvijas tapsanas un bojaejas laika" "interesantu sadzivisku faktu bagatas ir Ernesta Ozola atminas par Malupes pagastu. Ta, piemeram, vins norada, ka iedzivotaji, kuriem bija saglabajies kads spekrats, ka motocikls vai tamlidzigi, vareja no vacu karaviriem pret partiku iemainit benzinu. Svariga ir atzime, ka partizani jau 1943. ga... View more info

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Latvia A Selected Bibliography.

By: Ozols, Zelma Aleksandra

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Karl Karusa: 1963

Seller ID: 003801


144pp. A very good, clean, tight copy. Although published in 1963, entries are current for holdings in US libraries up to 1957, on account of the author's untimely death. The bibliography decribes significant publications in various languages about Latvia in some 120 US libraries. View more info

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Liela Pirts Gramata

By: Pavare, Lolita

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Aplis: 2003

Seller ID: 002252

Condition: Almost As New


250 pp. Almost as new. "Liela pirts gramata" sniegs jums izsmelosu un daudzveidigu informaciju par pirti. Taja sakopotas atzinas, kas jums palidzes pilnvertigi izbaudit pirts proceduras; taja pastastits viss par musdienu pirti - sakot no latviesu tautas ticejumiem un beidzot ar infrasarkano staru kabinem. Gramata satur informaciju par latviesu, krievu, somu, japanu, turku u.c. nacionalajam pirtim - to prieksrocibam un ipatnibam. Masaza ar kuplu un smarzigu slotu, arom... View more info

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Story of Cesis

By: Polis, Janis, edited by

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Riga, Jana Seta: 1999

Seller ID: Riga 16 ah

Condition: Very good +


95pp. Numerous colour photographs. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Half title bears a presentation inscription from the Cesis Bible Institute with several signiatures. Text in English."..... rather it reaches into ancient times and also the present day region of Cesis .... it tries to attract readers' attention to the captivating, but also essential moments in Cesis history and invites them for a short romantic walk in time and space." (Janis Polis) View more info

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The Emerging Nation- The Path of agonizing development from Baltic tribalism to Latvian natiohood.

By: Puisans, Tadeuss

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Riga, Centre of Baltic-Nordic History and Political Studies: 1995

Seller ID: 001918

Condition: Very Good


335pp. Comprehensive bibliography. A short, fine shallow crack to lower front cover skin. A very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. "--described the process of development from Baltic tribalism to Latvian nationhood. What is nationhood and what is nationalism? There is no clear defintion for either --- investigated customs, traditions, folklore, politics and literature as originators and preservers of the national sentiment, but of therse, only folklore touches the dis... View more info

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Nogrimusas Jaunavas Mantojums

By: Puisans, Tadeuss

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Chicago, Jana Skirmanta Apgads:

Seller ID: 002309

Condition: Very Good +


"Vesturnieks Tadeus Puisans izdevis otru Latgales vestures problemu apcerem veltitu gramatu. [Latgale. Vesturiskas skices] Pirma - Nogrimusas jaunavas mantojums - Ludza - iznaca Jana Skirmanta apgada 1973. gada un guva lielu ieveribu." ( A. Spogis) Latvijas brivibas gadi ir atstajusi legendu, iesledzot sevi senu tradiciju bagatu dzivi, kas veidoja atsevisku novadu ipatnibas un vienoja tos kopeja- senc(u mantojuma. Ludzas novads, ka likas, bija palicis paberna loma, it s... View more info