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From Unknown to Known The Story of John Attridge's Family

By: Attridge, John G

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Burlington On., North Shore Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 000934

151 pages In near fine condition. An attractive copy. B&w photos, maps, document reproductions. Extensively researched. " The book contains appendices of carefully prepared genealogical information on the descendants of all those described in the narrative - The story traces the Attridges from their earliest beginnings to the present, examining the circumstances in Ireland which caused them to leave, their arrival first in Quebec, and later in Rochester and their ev... View more info

Wilderness Tips

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000951

247pp. Previous ownership and date on ffe., otherwise an atractive clean bright tight almost as new copy. Signed by author "Margaret Atwood" on title page under name. "Her writing here is darkly comic, witty, profound, and remarkable. She captures in each story that fleeting moment in time when someone's life has changed unalterably."(Maclen - Amazon) View more info

Mind Landscapes Poems And Drawings

By: Baruss, Rita

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Peterburough, Touch and Go Studios: 1981

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000987

30pp. Slight sunning. Top of spine has a small vertical 1.5 cm split. Otherwise a good ++ copy, clean and tight. Illustrated by the author. Signed by the author with a dedication to the recipients "- upon the stream/between the two extremes/ floats the eye of vision-" View more info

123 Dziesmas Sieviesu Koriem 123 Original and Folk Song Arrangements for Women's Choirs

By: Berzkalns, Valentins; Kalnajs Arnolds

Price: $28.00

Publisher: USA, Daugavas Vanagi Un Latviesu Koru Apvieniba: 1970

Seller ID: 000343

195 pp. A very good copy with some penciled notes and tel. no. on rear ep. Table of contents. (izlase) "butu vel lielaka, ja tam Riga publicetam jaunakam tautas dziemu apdarem, kas atrodamas krajuma otra dala lidzas varetu ievietot ari jaunakas dzimtene publicetas originaldziesmas." View more info

Indian silver jewelry of the Southwest, 1868-1930

By: Frank, Larry; Holbrook II, Millard J.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Boston, New York Graphic Society: 1978

Seller ID: 001026

214pp. Extensively illustrated An attractive, very good, clean, bright, tight copy. "The basic text on the subject for most beginning collectors. Very fine photographs of outstanding pieces from museum collections, many of which have very useful collection histories." (Turkey Mountain) View more info

I.e. (New Years: Return of the Life force) Selection of Poetry 1967-1974

By: G, Laimons Juris

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Topanga CA, Poet Papers: 1975

Seller ID: 000727

138pp. Illustrated. Very good, clean. tight copy. Author is the recipient of the J. Rabindranath Tagore Poet's award for his "Freedom Poems For Bangladesh" "How can we live with fictitious differences such as color, class or religious ideas?... We all have but one mother Earth, so we should take care of this temporary abode"(Author) View more info

When Day Is Done

By: Guest, Alfred A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Reilly & Lee Co: 1921

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000959

191pp. A very good, clean, tight copy with very slight wear. Paper shows light ageing. Signed by the author on the half title. " Sincerely Yours Edgar A Guest. July 1921" "sentimental, optimistic poems" "Shunned by "those highbrow, longhair intellectual critics and writers," Guest followed a clear and simple formula to journalistic success: "I take simple everyday things that happen to me and I figure it happens to a lot of other people ... View more info

Rivers Among Rocks

By: Gustafson, Ralph

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart Limited: 1960

Seller ID: 000927

Unpaginated with 43 poems. Wrapper or dj. part of spine. "French flaps" Some very mild ageing to spine, otherwise covers white and clean. Interior, very good + , bright and tight. Attractively illustrated by Frank Newfeld. "his transformation as a poet is clearly observable in Rivers among rocks (1960), which was the first of his books to be published in Canada, and in some ways the real beginning of his accomplishments. (B. Whiteman) "-- lyrical bl... 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

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 simpl... View more info

Stalin's Carnival

By: Heighton, Steven

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kingston, Quarry Press: 1989

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000953

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 --... 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

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

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

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; De... View more info

Dita Saxova

By: Lustig Arnost

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1979

Seller ID: 000967

188pp. Dj. price clipped; a very small hourglass stamp on ffe.; else a very clean, bright, tight copy. Translated from the Czech by Jeanne Nemcova" "Lustig, whose stories and novels of the Holocaust have made him one of its great chroniclers, here tells the moving story of this lost generation: the young people who were thrust into a world they had never expected to live to share." View more info

Shooting the Stars

By: Metcalf, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Erin, Porcupine's Quill: 1993

Seller ID: 000920

252pp Signed by author "For Inara - with all good wishes John Metcalf" Except for a very small almost unnoticed crease lower rear panel, a very good, clean, bright tight shiny copy. Metcalf is master of the comic caricature: a few salient physical details crowned by a sampling of the character's speech." (Michael Darling) View more info

Time Exile

By: Millers, Reinhold

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Echo Publishers West: 1972

Seller ID: 000519

157pp. All intact without chips but somewhat worn and creased Dj. enclosed in attractive mylar protector, small signiature on ffe. else a very good, clean, tight copy. "Psychological" time travel Sci -Fi novel. Generous book jacket introduction by the notable Latvian historian Edgars Andersons. View more info

Teen Angel

By: Millers, Reinhold

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Echo Publishers: 1971

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000706

296pp. In Eglish. Without the outer b&w dj. Inner dj. has a small clear tape mend at top of spine, some small discolouration at base of spine, otherwise a clean, bright, tight copy. A psychological study of a one sided love affair, on the restraints of a young man's inhibition in the late sixties. Set in New York. "Darbiba norisinas Nujorka, latviesu jaunatnes vide, kaut latviskums nav minets un visiem dalibniekiem nelatviski vardi." (H. Lejins) Author's signe... View more info

Family Reunion

By: Nash, Ogden

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000915

146pp. Dj. has four very tiny spots on rear panel, else all clean and clear, except for some yellowing transfered mainly to ffe. from included newspaper ephemera, a folded full page with article on " The Canadian Character - in verse - and worse" by G. & W. Lambert, Globe and Mail Sept. 29. 1973 . Otherwise, a very good, clean, bright, tight copy enclosed in an atractive clear mylar cover. "There are verses here for father, for mother, and verses about c... View more info

Meson Theory of Nuclear Forces

By: Pauli, Wolfgang

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Interscience Publishers, Inc.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000956

69pp. A very good, clean, tight copy with the emminent Baltic academic's, professor Fricis Gulbis neat ownership signiature on the tp. above the title. "The purpose of this volume is to make accessible to a larger number of readers the lectures which I gave in the autumn of 1944 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Without pretending to contain anything essentially new, they may serve to give to students and resarch workers a first orientation in the m... View more info

Rites, A Guatemalan Boyhood

By: Perera, Victor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1986

Seller ID: 001013

194pp. A very good, clean, tight, bright, almost as new copy. "Rites packs a lot into a relatively small space. It balances many themes simultaneously-- the insanity of some of Latin America's cruelest dictators; Jewish life in isolated corners of the world; and Latin America's spicy, colorful blend of Spanish and indigenous cultures--without ever delving into trivia or sappiness. Even more importantly, it tells a universal story of a boy trying to define the mean... View more info

English-Latvian Dictionary Anglu-Latviesu Vardnica 4th. Revised and Enlarged Edition Aprox. 22 000 Entries

By: Rashkevich, J; Sosar, M; Timenchik, L

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Riga, Avots: 1985

Seller ID: 000659

818pp. Handy, concise, desk size dictionary. Vardnica domata ... studentiem, ka ari visiem tiem, kas macas anglu valodu, lasa anglu valoda.... View more info