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Blue and Green Wonders And Other Latvian Tales

By: Huggins, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1971

Seller ID: 004198

Condition: Very Good +


128pp. Illustrated. 10 folktales with afterward. A very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. Cream dj starting to gently yellow. Otherwise, a very good dust jacket.. These well translated storie are accompanied by attractive illustrations that nevertheless do not seem to evoke a baltic atmosphere but rather something else. "------ these traditional folktales are simply told, filled with irony and humour and graced with the delights of riddle, charm and song. Perfect for... View more info

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Life Stories

By: Ikstena, Nora

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Guernica Editions: 2013

Seller ID: 004212

Condition: As New


115pp. As New. Translated by Margita Gailitis. Edited by Vija Kostoff. "Nora Ikstena’s daring, charming, and often mischievous fiction opens up new paths not only for Latvian literature in English translation but for English literature itself." (Jeremy Davies) "A deceptive simplicity, a desire to make language burst into life, a care for the deep but none too reliable emotions that bind us - whether Nora Ikstena is describing a blossom-strewn porch in spring, a misund... View more info

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Of Struggle and Flight The History of Latvian Aviation

By: Irbitis, Karlis

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Stittsville, Canadas Wings: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004096

Condition: Very Good +


211pp. A very good + clean, bright, tight, unmarked copy..Dustjacket likewise, very good +. An attractive copy. Karlis Irbitis, Latvia's most prolific aircraft designer, describes it all, from the earliest pioneers to the final Soviet occupation - military and civil avaiation, flying clubs and airlines, competitions and long distance flights, aircraft design and production. -- complete, authoritative history of the men and aircraft of Latvia --" ( Publisher) Large bo... View more info

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Gadijuma Karakalps

By: Ivans, Dainis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Vieda: 1995

Seller ID: 004026

Condition: Very Good +


380 pp. Illustrated. Includes a chronology of events. "Ar aizrautibu var lasit par notikumiem, kas risinas Latvijas teritorija: Baltijas Celu, Tautas Frontes darbibu, barikadem utt. Un tas viss ir tik del, viena merka - lai panaktu Latvijas neatkaribu. Latvieu starpa valda vienotibas sajuta, kas diez vai vel kadreiz tik spilgti izpaudisies. Sais nodalas ir rakstits par notikumiem, kas izmainija visu latvieu dzives." ( Atlants) Tautas frontes priekssedetaja Daina Iva... 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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Licu Loki Ainas Un Ainavas

By: Ivaska, Astride

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Daugava: 1981

Seller ID: 000379

Condition: Very Good +


159 +[1] pp."Pec izcelsmes Licu loku ainas ir celojumu iespaidi, pec satura meditacijas par dabu un cilvekiem, skatitiem ipasas vietas, kur viss ikdieniski personigais izfiltrets ara, kur palicis autores gars saskarsme ar vieteja kolorita un pasaules kopuma uztverem." [V. Reimanis] 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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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

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Pasaules Pagalmos. Licu Loki

By: Ivaska, Astride

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Petergailis: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003973

Condition: Fine


159 pp. A fine copy in a fine dj. SIGNED . "Ainai [Zemdegai] - sis mantojums Astride" Astrida Ivaska, rakstniece, dzejniece, pasaules kulturas laba pazineja, ir viena no tiem latviesu kulturas darbiniekime, kas atgriezusies Latvija pec ilgiem arpus Latvijas pavaditiem gadiem, atnesot lidzi savu citadako pieredzi un pasaules skatijumu gan maksla, gan sabiedriskajas attiecibas.si gramata ir eseju krajums par dazadas zemes sastaptiem cilvekiem, verotam tradicijam, dabu... View more info

Dziesma Mezam

By: Janovskis, Gunars

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Gramatu Draugs: 1969

Seller ID: 000475

Condition: Very Good +


203pp. " romans, kaut ari pilniba patstavigs darbs, sava zina turpina Enu menuetu... darbibas vide ir ta pati, kas aprakstita Svesuma. Marcis Umurs dzivo vientula meza maja; uzmanibas centra ir vina attiecibas ar savu stradnieku Padiju, veco mezsargu Devidu un ekstrava­ganto meicu Pamelu, kura pametusi bagatas majas un strada prasta lauku kroga par apkalpotaju." [G. Berelis] View more info

Novakare

By: Janovskis, Gunars

Price: $14.00

Publisher: (Brooklyn, NY), Gramatu Draugs: 1980

Seller ID: 001404

Condition: Very Good +


192 pp. Illustrated. Dj. very good. neat ownership and very brief annotation on ffe. else a very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Ingridas Kleins vaks un ilustracijas. "Rakstnieka iejuta akla cilveka likteni un apstaklos ir apbrinojami dziva -- ka spoguli ieraugam pasi sevi un savas svesuma dzivei raksturigas izdaribas: Janu svinibas, Dziesmu svetkus, jauniesu seminarus, ikdienas stridus un ari saprasanos..Loti iepriecina veikla, niansem bagata un trapiga, zimiga... View more info

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Balsis Aiz Tumsas

By: Janovskis, Gunars

Price: $14.00

Publisher: (Brooklyn, NY), Gramatu Draugs: 1972

Seller ID: 003962

Condition: Very Good +


302pp A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Dj. very good. "Titullapa rakstits, ka Balsis aiz tumsas ir 3. sejums noslegtu romanu cikla. Pirmais -Sola, otrs - Par Trentu kapj migla." (JG) "Gara slima, ko parasti deve par traku dienasgramata" "Atriebiba par Hirosimu, atriebiba par Dresdeni, atriebîba par Katinu, par Liteni -- Janovskis problemu nostada tik nezeligi logiski, ka skiet ir tikai divas iespejas: parversties vienaldznieka vai zaudet pratu" ( Z. Maurina) View more info

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Pilseta Pie Upes

By: Janovskis, Gunars

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Riga, Artava: 1992

Seller ID: 004089

Condition: Very Good


175pp. Some small clear almost invisible tape residue on half title else a very good, clean bright copy.. " Pilseta pie upes ir viens no retajiem literarajiem darbiem par holokaustu, ko ir sarakstijusi latviesi.-- Janovskis nenokluse to, ka ari atseviski latviesi bijusi vainigi saja nozieguma Jekabpils pilseta, taja pasa laika vins parada objektivos apstaklus. Viss notika pec stingram vacu pavelem, nekas nenotika uz savu roku. Ir zinams, ka vel pirmsiebrukuma PSRS bija... View more info

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Latviesu Cimdu Raksti Latvian Mitten Design

By: Jansons, Erna

Price: $42.00

Publisher: USA, Erna Jansons: 2006

Seller ID: 004111

Condition: New


[125] pp. Full page colour illustrations. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Text in Latvian and English. "100 original hand-painted mitten designs are featured along with some Latvian history and instructions on how to properly size a Latvian mitten. All photos are in full color for ease of color charting. This book is an inspiration for anyone in love with the brilliantly-colored patterns found in Latvian mittens." ( Ravelry) View more info

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Mana Pulka Kauju Gaitas

By: Janums, Vilis

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Eutin, Author's Publication: 1953

Seller ID: 004081

Condition: Very Good +


293pp. Dj shows some wear to extremities, else a very good, clean, unmarked copy. 15pp. illus. including 4 watercolour plates. " Izcilakais no latviesu komandieriem, manuprat, ir pulkvedis Vilis Janums (1894 - 1981), "Daugavas Vanagu" (1946) dibinatajs un vaditajs. No latvju virsnieku rakstita vina "Mana pulka kauju gaitas"" (1953) Legiona kauju taktiska apraksta kvalitates zina vertejama visaugstak." (G. Kalme) View more info

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Sirma Gramata Jana Jaunsudrabina darbi, atminas apceres un Piemineklis

By: Jaunsudrabins, Janis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Vasteras, Ziemelblazma: 1972

Seller ID: 001561

Condition: Very Good +


176pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy with a very good dj. enclosed in mylar protector. Included EPHEMERA: Page from Latvija Amerika with book review. "--varetu likties, ka Sirma gramata ir autora post mortem publicets turpinajums Jaunsudrabina Baltajai un Zalajai gramatai, bet ta nu ir kluda. Varbut tadel seviski butu janorada uz gramatas apakstitulu - - un faktu, ka tikai 90 lp. ir Jaunsudrabina pierakstitas, pie tam tur atrodam gan "Priekslasijumu Eiropas L... View more info

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Zala Gramata

By: Jaunsudrabins, Janis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba: 1965

Seller ID: 004141

Condition: Very Good


494pp. Illustrated by Indrikis Zebereins whose drawings evoke the period of the author's youth. A very good, clean, tight unmarked copy. Dj. shows some mild wear. " Makslinieks Indrikis Zeberins ar saviem darbiem devis lielu ieguldijumu latviesu gramatu grafikas attistiba, kuri atveidoja zemnieku patriarhalo dzivi, pieveršot uzmanibu videi un apkartejam detalam ---- " ( Antonia)."Izcilais latviesu rakstnieks Janis Jaunsudrabins, kavejoties atminas par bernibu un zena ga... View more info

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Problemu Stigas Un Viteni Apceres Par telotaju Makslu Un Literaturu

By: Jegens, Ojars

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Latviesu Preses Biedriba: 1994

Seller ID: 003980

Condition: Very Good +


105pp. A very good clean, bright tight copy. Ojars Jegens, - dzejnieks, makslas un literaturas vesturnieks un gramatnieks atstajis mantojuma milzum bagatibas ikviena no vina prasmes laukiem...."(I. Liepina Simane) Apceres par Augustu annus, Jani Annus, Evaldu Dajevski, Karli Johansonu,Niklavu Strunki, Sigurdu Kalninu, Ojaru Steineru, Teodoru Zalkalnu, Vasldemaru Dambergu, Aleksandru Grinu, Andrievu Niedru. View more info

Olimpa Bez Lifta Gramata Par Komponista Alberta Jeruma Dzivi

By: Jeruma, Inga, Compiled By

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Riga, Musica Baltica: 1996

Seller ID: 001173

Condition: Almost As New


687pp Illus list of compositions, index of names, Table of contents.. A clean, bright, almost as new copy."Gramata apkopoti tikai dokumenti ( vestules, apceres) un ta patiesam ir par Alberta Jeruma dzivi---vina dzive bija cilveku pilna un lielaka dala no tiem ir ari sis gramatas varoni. ---gramata nebus par Albertu Jerumu vien-- par tiem kuri gribeja un prata saglabat latviesu muziku.( Sakopotaja) View more info

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Cekas Generala Piezimes Atmoda Un VDK

By: Johansons, Edmunds

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Autora Izdevums: 2006

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003678

Condition: Almost As New


155 pp. Almost as new. photographs "Cekas generala piezimes" ir lidz sim pamatigakas atklasmes par cekas darbibu nesenaja pagatne... jadoma, ka kolaboracionisms ir bijis dabisks stavoklis tukstosiem un tukstosiem cilveku. Runat vienu, bet domat citu, stradat tikai naudas vai cita izdeviguma del - cik isti cilveku bija gatavi to darit?" View more info

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Pretstatu Pasaule

By: Jurevics, Pauls

Price: $14.00

Publisher: (Brooklyn, NY), Gramatu Draugs: 1973

Seller ID: 003665

Condition: Very Good +


243pp Avery good, clean, bright, tight copy. Dj. Vry good +. "Pretstatu pasaule Pauls Jurevics apvienojis esejas par visai dazadiem tematiem. Tur atrodamas gan atminas par padomju gadu, komunisms, kristianisms, laikmetu un idealu mainas, cilveciskas ilgas un religija, latviesu emocionala attieksme pret Rietumu kulturu utt. Gramata atklaj to svesuma sajutu, ko latvietis jut un jutis Rietumu pasaule un turienes vertibu normas." Jurevics esot bijis K. Ulmana vis... View more info

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Dzive Un Liktenis Refleksijas Par Latvisko Eksistenci

By: Jurevics, Pauls

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Daugavas Vanags: 1969

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 004005

Condition: Very Good +


159pp. A very good, clean, tight copy enclosed in clear plastic dj. Saturs: Pilnvertiga dzive - Kapec mes gribam palikt latviesi? - Kultura un tauta - Pie ka tureties? - Musu nacionalo centienu pamati - Ka dzivot un izturet - Kas jasaka cilvekiem? Snobisma vara - Jaunatnes veidosanas - Musu trimdas tautas pastavesanas nosacijums - Turesanas pie tevzemes - Eiropas sarms - Kulturas dienu nozime - Kulturas bardziba - Pardomas latvju tautas seru diena - Izligsana ar dzivi... View more info

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Veca Riga Ar 34 Illustracijam

By: Juskevics, J(anis)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: East Lansing, Gauja: 1980

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 004125

Condition: Very Good +


99pp. As New. Bright, tight, unmarked. 300 copies this edition . Reprint of the 1936 Valters un Rapa Riga edition. Jaunais Ziunatnieks Nr.42. Interesants senas Rigas vestures kopsavilkums View more info

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Korupcija Postkomunisma Valstis

By: Karklina, Rasma

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Valters Un Rapa: 2006

Seller ID: 004047

Condition: Very Good


262pp. Extensive annotations. Corner of top front cover lightly creased, else a very good, clean, bright, tight copy.; Translated from the English - The System Made Me Do it: Corruption in Post-communist Societies " Gramata tiek analizeti korupcijas celoni, veidi un tas sekas Austrumeiropas regiona." (Delna) "Rasma Karklina meistarigi savieno visparejus atzinumus par korupciju un demokratiju ar raksturigiem piemeriem no postkomunisma zemem. Vina apvieno novatorisku pi... View more info

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Haiku Atklasme Rudens Pilnmenesi

By: Karklins Andris El Leton

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Riga, Zvaigzne ABC: 2013

Seller ID: 004124

Condition: As New


64pp. As New.. "Saja gramata - bezcerigums, skumjas par apkart notiekoso un visuresosais humors ar skalajiem, aizrautigajiem smiekliem." "Sis haiku krajums ir pirmais publicetais dzejnieka Andra Karklina darbs. ..pardrosa telainiba, pasa ieraudzijumi, reibinosi sastati, kas rauj pari valodas grubuliem,” ta Andra Karklina dzeju raksturo spalvas bralis Maris Caklais." (Izdevejs) View more info