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1001 Jautajums Un Atbilde Dabas Pasaule, Zinatne Un Izgudrojumi, Vesture, Sports Un Atputa

By: Dorling Kindersley

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava, 199

Edition: First Latvian Edition


63pp. Extensively illustrated in colour. A very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. Lower corners lightly bumped. Translated into Latvian by Uldis Silis. " Vai gribat parbaudit savas zinasanas, atbildot uz 1001 jautajumu par daznedazadam temam - auglu un dzivnieku valsti, Pasaules vesturi,, zinatnu izgudrojumiem un sportu? Daudz priecigu mirklu maziem un lieliem! (Izdevejs) View more info

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A Visitor From Latvia A Novel

By: Upeslacis, Sandra

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Town Press, 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author


274pp. SIGNED by author on t.p. A clean, bright, tight, almost as new copy. "The Petersons family of Toronto receives a visitor from the homeland. Life will never be the same, and romance may be to blame." ( Publisher} "As a Latvian-American-Canadian ,it was easy to identify with the first generation life-style of the struggling and Latvian...trying to come to terms with living "here" but belonging emotionally to "there" and trying to mak... View more info

Advente

By: Rancane, Anna

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Riga, Liesma, 1991


154pp. Additional poetry and artwork on iside of dj. An attractive, very good, clean, tight copy enclosed in mylar protector. Rancanes dzeja, skiet, gust arvien lielaku atsaucibu, jo dzejniece runa daudzu latviesu varda -- dzejoli galvenokart skar divus motivus, kas izsaka vinas nostajas: ticiba un zeme. Dzejniece redz necienibu dazdazados veidos, kas izsauc vina dzilu sasutumu. Zeme tiek noniecinata, un reti kur var saredzet latviesa godbijibu pret dabu, pret sveto... View more info

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Aiza

By: Aistars, Ernests

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Gramatu Draugs, 1963


207pp. A very good, clean, bright . tight copy with a neat number 77 on top rt. hand cnr. of t.p. "Ernesta Aistara romans Aiza (1963) ir par jaunu latviesu studentu Amerika, kurs nejausi sabrauc kadu meiteni, un tad beg no negadijuma vietas." ( Baksis) " ---- dzives uztvere rada konfliktus ar jauno paaudzi --- Viena puse nostajas vecaku vertibu skala, ko vini panemusi lidz no savas zemes, otra puse - jaunas apkartnes pavirsie vilinajumi, kas viegli piedavajas, viegl... View more info

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An Account of a Mission to the Baltic States

By: Watson, Herbert A. Grant

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Waverly Press, 1955


65pp. 3 plates. Bibliography, Chronological table. Index. A very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. " They were the so called Baltic nations, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, and in the following pages I have described a mission on which I was sent on by Lord Curzon, who was foreign secretary, to visit these countries at their time of formation when they were comming to life." ( Author) View more info

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Ar Balles Kurpem Sibirijas Sniegos

By: Kalniete, Sandra

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Riga, Atena, 2001

Edition: First Edition


295pp Saja atminu stastu lielaja dazadiba Sandras Kalnietes gramatai ir ipasa vieta. Ipasa tadel, ka vina spejusi, izsapot savu tuvo cilveku liktenus, ierakstit tos vesture, savienot dzives stastu intimitati un personiskumu ar vesturiskam lasijumam piemitosu objektivitati, faktu, dokumentu novertejumu. Sandra Kalniete, man skiet, pavisam noteikti apzinajusies, ka vinai tas jaizdara - pieminas varda ne tikai iztele jaredz un jaizstasta tuvinieku ciesanu celi, bet ari ja... View more info

Arvids Noritis

By: Klans, Pavils

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Vasteras, Ziemelblazma, 1973

Inscription: Signed by Author


78pp. Photographs, 800 copies. Signed by Noritis: numbered copy (#201) Also signed with a dedicatory inscription by Noritis on the half title. A very good, clean bright copy. "Izcila latviesu vijolnieka, dirigenta on paedegoga Arvida Norisa dzives un karjeras apcere " Arvids Noritis ir mans labakais skolotajs. Par to, ko esmu veicis,man japateiucas vinam." (Arvids Jansons, Leningradas Filharmonijas Dirigents un pasaules slavena dirigenta Mariss Jansona te... View more info

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Celojumu Gramata Ar Daudzam Ilustracijam

By: Arajs, Andrejs

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Apgads Riga, 1995


196pp. Photographs. A very good, clean, bnright, tight, as new copy. Autors apcelojis un pavadijis laiku Baptistu dienvidu un Ziemelamerikas kopienes . "Sini gramata esmu sakopojis savu celojumu aprakistus, kas pa ilgajiem dzives gadiem bija izkaisiti vairakos zurnalos. --- Rakstot par vispasaules baptistu kongresiem, autors, protams, nav apmierinajies tikai ar piedzivojumu aprakstu kongresos, bet atzimejis ari vertigakas atzinas no kongresu referatiem." ( Autors) View more info

Cirulu Zvani Bernu Dienu Pasaule Dzeja.

By: Zeltins Teodors (compiled by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Brooklyn, NY), Gramatu Draugs, 1968


320pp. Very good, clean, tight copy. Dj. clear plasic, shows some wear. Gramata parstaveti 53 brivvalsts un trimdas dzejnieki. Starp tiem, Tauns, Kreslins, Bicola, A.P. Mierkalns, Toma, Salins. Eglitis Ka ari, Adamsons, Aspazija, Barda, Pludonis, Poruks, Rainis un vel daudz citi. View more info

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Die Bedeutung Der Varianten Fur Das Verstandnis Der Dainas The Importance of Variants for Interpreting the Dainas

By: Biezais, Haralds

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1970


[12] pp Offprint from Donum Balticum To Professor Christian Stang on the occasion of his seventieth birthday Edited by Velta Ruke Dravina. A very good, clean unmarked copy. Presumably INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR "Ar Ziemassvetku sveicienu no autora 1976" Text in German. " Two main difficulties arise in using the Dainas (Latvian folksongs) as a source for the study of Latvian culture. Firstly it is very difficult to date the Dainas. Second there are a great number of variants fo... View more info

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Dumpinieka Miniaturas

By: Atoms, Hugo

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Windsor Gardens S.A. [Adelaide?], Sadarbs, 1965


81pp. 250 copies. A very good, clean tight copy. "Tumsadainais bralis" - "Par brali saukt tevi varu/ tikai melnaja nakti,/apskaut tavus plecus/ un mierinat,/ runat par brivibu/ un vienlidzibu,/ jo gaisa diena/ vel bistas patiesibas... No putekliem/ tu esi celies varens, stalts tavs brunais augums,/gaiss tavs acu raugs:/ tu esi un vienmer busi/ mans bralis!---" : View more info

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Dzives Krustceles

By: Hartmanis, Karlis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Gauja,


169pp, Dj shows some slight wear, else a very good, clean, tight, bright copy. "Sis gramatas autoru, Karli Hartmani Pirma pasaules kara sakuma iesauc armija, tiesi no darba vietas, Dzerbenes ministrijas skolas, kur vins ir sis skolas parzinis. Sini gramata autors saistosa stastijuma apraksta savus piedzivojumus no pirmas mobilizacijas dienas, lidz atnaksanai uz Cesim kur vins uznemas Cesu draudzes skolas pârzina un ergelnieka pienakumus." (R. Kruklitis) View more info

Dzukstes Pasakas

By: Lerhis-Puskaitis, A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Riga, Zvaigzne, 1991

Edition: Second Edition


301pp. Very good, clean, tight copy. Reissue of the profusely illustrated 1980 edition, but without the pictures. " Izlase sakopotas 130 pasakas no 430, ko pagajusa gadusimta beigas Dzukste pierakstijis A. Lerhis- Puskaitis. Tas parstav visus butiskakos pasaku tipus un veido vienu no nozimigakiem atseviska novada pasaku krajumiem latviesu folkloristika--" (Zvaigzne) View more info

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Ezergaila Gramata Jana Ezergaila Skices Un Atminas (1898 -1984)

By: Ezergailis, Janis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ithaca, ULISS, 1988


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Glenn Gould Variations By Himself and His Friends

By: McGreevy, John (edited by)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada Limited, 1983

Edition: First Edition


319pp. A clean, bright, tight, almost as new copy. Photographs, Notes on Contributors, Bibliography, Discography, Filmography, Radio Documentaries. "Among those who have contributed original essays: Leonard Bernstein, Yehudi Menuhin, Herbert von Karajan, Bruno Monsaingeon". Includes also Gould's articles in The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Esquire, and High Fidelity as well as others written by Gould. Slightly over 1kg. Inquire after best postal rate. View more info