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10 Lessons In Autobiography

By: Whiteman, Bruce

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Guelph, Gryphon Press,

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


[14] pamphlet Fine. Sewn with thread.. Signed by the author. Limmited edion of 110 copies this being #62 . "My songs cease, I abandon them, From behind the screen where I hid I advance personally soley to you." Whiteman. 10 meditations on autobiography by the author. Very light item. Shipped at cost. View more info

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A Life's Journey: Vaira Vike-Freiberga, President of Latvia

By: Vitols Dixon, Nadine

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Riga, Petergailis, 2005


227pp. Photographs. Almost as new. Biography of Latvia's President, VVF. Includes bibliography and chronology. As a psychology professor, psycholinguist and Latvian folklorist VVF had already established an impressive reputation before her return to Latvia. After the failed Soviet coup against Mikhail Gorbachev in 1991, Latvia along with the two other Baltic nations, Lithuania and Estonia, saw an opportunity to break free and declared independence.Seven Years later, V... View more info

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A Study of Rudolfs Blaumanis

By: Ziedonis, Arvids

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Helmut Buske Verlag, 1979


532pp. Cover edges and spine show some slight wear, else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. Hamburger Philologische Studien 48 " This is the first major study on Rudolfs Blaumanis in the English language; it is, in fact, the most thorough study on Blaumanis in any language thus far. The purpose of the study is to familiarise English speaking scholars and students of literature with the life and works of Blaumanis, some of his contemporaries, and those literary ... View more info

A Sussex Garland A Nostakgic and Lighthearted Collection of Rhymes, Recollections and Recipes of the Sussex Year

By: Wales, Tony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Godfrey Cave Associates, 1979


126pp. Atrractive price-clipped dj. enclosed in mylar protector. Gift inscription on ffe, else an almost as new copy. " A Sussex Garland-- moves through the traditional Sussex year, recording the old customs, listening to family reminiscences of the not always so good old days --- offering a wide range of time honoured Sussex recipes" Late nineteenth and early twentieth century contemporary photographs, picture postcards--- 110 photographs and drawings"... View more info

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Alias Grace

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart Inc., 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


470 pp. Unread. Signed by Atwood on title page. An attractive copy. "Margaret Atwood has always written her characters from the inside out. She knows them: in their hearts, their bones. For many years now she has been a stylist of sensuous power. In Alias Grace she has surpassed herself, writing with a glittering, singing intensity. " (NYRB Hilary Mantel) View more info

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All Birds Know This Selected Contemporary Latvian Poetry

By: Sadovska, Kristine

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Riga, Taipals, 2001


255pp. Fine, as new. Introduction by prominent Latvian literary critic Guntis Berelis.Poets represented: Amanda Aizpuriete, Vizma Belsevica, Uldis Berzins, Leons Briedis, Peteris Bruveris, Maris Caklais, Astride Ivaska, Jo, Juris Kronbergs, Liana Langa, Maris Pujats, Edvins Raups, Janis Rokpelnis, Maris Salejs, Gunars Salins, Knuts Skujnieks, Karlis Verdins, Mara Zalite, Imants Ziedonis, Peteris Zirnitis. Translations by:Ieva Lesinska, Mara Rozitis, Astride Ivaska, Ingu... View more info

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Angel

By: Garnet, Eldon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Press Porcepic, 1972


64pp. Almost as new. Original clear plastic dj in excellent condition. , a clean bright, tight, unmarked copy. An attractive example of Porcepic's "small press" work. Press Porcepic; located in Erin; Ontario in a main street shoe store; emphasizes quality book-making and recapturing the intimate working relationship of author; editor and printer. ( Reg Innell ( 1974(?) ) pgs Postal adjustment on some lighter books. View more info

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Atlantic Crossings

By: Helwig, David

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon, 1974


[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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Baltic Drama A Handbook and Bibliography

By: Straumanis, Alfreds

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Prospect Heights, Waveland Press, 1981


705 pp, Bibliography, extensive index of titles. A very good, clean tight bright copy. An informative scholarly work covering Baltic drama up to the date of publication. " In addition to listing idividual works, the plots of many of these are also summarised at varying lengths. "A handbook not only for the scholar and student of Baltic drama, but also for the practising theatre artist; a bibliography not only for finding a title or two, but also for the libraria... 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


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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Baltisches Burschentum: Die Studentischen Korporationen der Deutschbalten, Esten und Letten einst und Jetzt

By: Rimscha, Hans Von

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Baltischen Gesellschaft in Deutschland, 1968


63pp. A very good, clean tight, unmarked copy. In German. General overview with a register of the Baltic fraternities and sororities, Estonian, German and Latvian. "Hans von Rimscha entstammte einer deutschbaltischen Familie und war Nachkomme des russischen Feldmarschalls Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly. Nach Besuch des Gymnasiums in Riga studierte er an der Universität Dorpat Geschichte. Hier war er Mitglied der Fraternitas Rigensis. Nach weiteren Stationen in Gött... View more info

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Bazilija Plinija Slavas dziesma Rigai Der Ruhmgesang auf Riga The Encomium to Riga.

By: Plinius, Basilius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava : Latvijas kulturas Fonds, 1997


428pp. NEW Encomium inclitae civitatis Rigae metropolis Livoniae. Polyglot Edition. Latin facsimile; Latvian, English, German and Russian translations. ( Includes facsimili of the 1595 bedition) Includes esays on both the Encomium and its Author repeated in all four languages.) View more info

Black Tribute to Black Jazz Musicians

By: Strecker, James

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hamilton, Mini Mocho Press, 1990


60pp. An almost as new copy, appears unread. Foreward by Oscar Peterson. Drawings by Harold Town. Signed by strecker on ffe. "To Inara my favourite s - a Love, Jim James Strecker 1990 P.S. Nag!" "James Strecker has a very musical approach to poetry and succeeds in carrying his reader along his improvisational pathways through the very misunderstood personalities of the jazz world. --These painful yet sensitive descriptions and drawings serve to carry a... View more info

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Bread, Wine And Salt

By: Nowlan, Alden

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke Irwin And Company, 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


74pp. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Dj. unmarked without wear, unclipped, spine and cover edges show sunning, Bookplate on ffe. and neatly inscribed acquisition information on tp. Covers show .7cm flaring, else a clean, bright, tight copy. "Celebrated Canadian poet Alden Nowlan’s most distinguished work is perhaps his poetry collection Bread, Wine and Salt, for which he won the Governor General’s Award in the same year that he won the Guggenheim Fellowship. It is clear ... View more info

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Castilian Ilexes Versions from Antonio Machado 1875 - 1939

By: Machado, Antonio; Tomlinson, Charles and Gifford, Henry

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1963


45pp. Dj very good +, very slight fading to spine.. Owner's bookplate on ffe. and acquisition information neatly inscribed on t.p. else an attractive clean tight copy. Eight page introduction by H. Gifford. Antonio Machado ranks among Spain’s greatest 20th-century poets. " After his death his work was supressed by Franco not regaining prominence till the mid 1960s. His poems have inspired numerous English versions including Castilian Ilexes by the poet Cha... View more info