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Image for 100 Dienas,  kas parverta pasauli: no slepenas diplomatijas vestures, 1939/1940.  Pirma Dala Patiesibas Lauskas  Otra Dala Mes - Kristiesi

100 Dienas, kas parverta pasauli: no slepenas diplomatijas vestures, 1939/1940. Pirma Dala Patiesibas Lauskas Otra Dala Mes - Kristiesi

By: Vulfsons, Mavriks

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Inkolat N, 2000

Edition: Layvian Molotov Ribentrop Pact


124pp A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. "Vadoties pec kulturas bibliofilu standartiem, Vulfsona gra-mata ir chaotiska, varbut pat negramata. Nosaukums neatbilst saturam. --Pirma dala vairak vai mazak atbilst gramatas virsrakstam ta atstasta Molotova-Ribentropa Pakta prieks un pecvesturi. Seviski izcelti vacu diplomati Maskava, un meginats pieradit, ka vini bijusi pretnaciski eiropiesi, kas darbojas pret Hitleru. se daudz kas tads, ko varetu saukt par slepenu, va... View more info

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100 Latvijas Vestures Relikvijas

By: Zeibarte, Irina

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Riga, Lauku Avize, 2012


223 pp. llustrated in colour. Each object receives a minimum of a page of descriptive text. "100 Latvijas vēstures relikvijas no Latvijas Nacionālā vēstures muzeja krājuma - senākās, vērtīgākās, dārgākās, svarīgākās, emocionālākās. Relikvijas - šī izdevuma saturs. To izvēle un atlases kritēriji muzejā tika rūpīgi apspriesti un izvērt&#2... View more info

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15 Dienas Ar Partizaniem

By: Lejins, Atis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Autora Apgads, 1986

Edition: First Edition


50pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. " ka Zviedrijas Arpolitikas instituta zurnalists, divas reizes pabiju Afganistana, meklejot baltiesu gusteknus pie partizaniem. Uzrakstiju "15 dienas pie partizaniem". (A. Lejins) View more info

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15. Maija Apversums Un Arkartejas Pilnvaras Ar Pilnvaru Tekstu

By: Valters, Dr. M(ikelis)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Jaunas Latvijas Apgads, 1951


48pp. A very good, clean, unmarked, uncut copy "Arkartejas pilnvaras kluva par nelegala pretdemokratiska sesu gadu rezimu karogu.--- Pazistami iebildumi: netraucesim tautas vienotibu, domasim tikai, ka atbrivot Latviju. Demagogija! Atbrivot Latviju lai to ievestu pretsatversmiga verdziba? Autoritarisma valgos, ne demokratiska, tiesiska valsti." (Autors) "Dr. Mikelis Valters ir viena no ieverojamakam un ipatnejakam personibam Latvijas jaunako laiku vesture" (Edgars Ande... View more info

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1939 Lielo Notikumu Prieksvakara

By: Berzins Alfreds

Price: $18.00

Publisher: (Brooklyn, NY), Gramatu Draugs, 1976


320 pp. Dj. shows some light wear, else a very good copy. "Sis gramatas merkis ir ar vesturisku atskatu noskaidrot apstaklus, kados toreiz atradas nevien Baltijas valstis, bet visa Eiropa 1939. gada un dazus menesus pirms 1938.gada beigam kad Minchene parakstija nelaimigo Minchenes vienosanos." (autors) View more info

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1941. Gada Junijs Hitlers Un Stalins [June 1941: Hitler and Stalin

By: Lukacs, Dzons ( John Lukacs )

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Riga, Atena, 2007


133pp. Bibliography, notes Precious ownership sticker on front free endpaper, else a very good, clean, bright, tight copy. ""Aizraujosa un uz prasmigiem petijumiem balstita gramata, kura izmantoti jauni materiali no dienasgramatam, personiskiem dokumentiem un peckara intervijam ar abiem vadoniem tuvu stavosam amatpersonam." ( H. Kissinger) "Lukaca gramata ir viena no nedaudzajam, kura meginats izpetit, ka Hitlers un Stalins verteja viens otru." ( V. Berzins) View more info

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A History Of Latvia

By: Bilmanis, Alfreds

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1951


441pp. Bibliography. Dj. extremities , top of spine show some wear, else a very good, clean, tight, unmarked copy. "A marvel of condensation. The tone is calm, restrained, and the patriotism of the author is overlaid by the statesman's feeling that he must be internationally minded." (American Historical Review) "------ One of the first books of this genre and for years the authoritative general history in the English language is Alfred Bilmanis, A History of Latvia ---... 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


"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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Agrarjautajums Latvju Tautas Dzive : Vesturisks Apskats & Senas Kolonijas Gambija Tobago

By: Bilmans, Alfr(eds) ( Alfreds Bilmanis ) & Bundurs, Z.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Saule & Paspalidzibas Izdev(nieciba), 1934


Two pamphlets bound together. 58, [4]pp. & 29, [3]pp. Bound together in an ostensibly private ex libris binding. No interior library marks other than the trace of a former bookplate on the front free end paper. All clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Binding is likewise very good. Marbled boards. Zemesipasuma, zemes reformu un zemnieku vesturisks parskats. Otra pamfleta - par Gambijas un Tobago vesturi herzogistes laika. View more info

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Album von Riga : I. Fünfundzwanzig Stahlstiche aus den fünfzehn Jahrgängen des Rigaschen Almanachs

By: Asmus, N(apoleon)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Hannover - Dohren, Nachdruck Harro v Hirschheydt, 1975

Edition: Reprint Edition


94pp. 25 illustrations. As new. Reprint of the 1871 Riga edition. Text in German. "Publicist and historiographer Napoleons Asmuss (1805 - 1879) compiled an album of 25 steel engravings with an informative text on the history of buildings in Riga. The work is an important historical evidence of the architecture of 19th century Riga, since not all buildings have survived." " Publicists un historiografs Napoleons Asmuss (1805 - 1879) albuma apkopojis 25 Rigas eku graviru a... View more info

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Amidst Latvians During The Holocaust

By: Anders, Edward

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Riga, Occupation Museum Association of Latvia, 2010

Edition: First Edition


204pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy with the covers showing some very light wear. Not a print on demand copy. "One of the best books of 2011"...A nerve-wracking saga in which life and death depend on a capricious fate...absorbing lucidity...vivid portraits...simple moral vision that resonates: "I became immunized against prejudice". A testament of remarkable clarity and humanity, wrung from dark experience.- KIRKUS REVIEWS. "Surviving the Holocaust by a hair, ... View more info

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Annas Frankas Dienasgramata

By: Franka Anna ( Anne Frank )

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba, 1963

Edition: First Latvian Edition


319pp. A Good + copy. Cover gently tired, interior sound, clean, unmarked, without d.j. Translated from the German (not Dutch) edition "Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank" by Cirene Palkavniece "1942. gada 12. junija Niderlande dzivojosais ebreju uznemejs Oto Franks uzdavinaja savai meitai Annai pieticigu kara laika dzimsanas dienas davanu - nelielu bloknotu. Meitene taja rakstija dienasgramatu, fiksejot savas gimenes un vairaku citu ebreju meginajumu paglabties no hol... View more info

Image for Apbalvojumi Latvijas Republika     Decorations in the Republic of Latvia 1918-1940

Apbalvojumi Latvijas Republika Decorations in the Republic of Latvia 1918-1940

By: Ducmane, Kristine

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Riga, Latvijas Vestures Muzejs, 1993


104pp +[8].Colour photographs and line drawings. Unread. Text and pages clean, bright, tight. although cover lamination showing short vertical wrinkles.. Text in Latvian with captions next to illustrations in German, French, English and Russian. "Gramata stastits par Latvijas Republikas ordeniem un medalam, valsts iestazu un sabiedrisko organizaciju apbalvojumiem un atskiribas zimem. Gramata bagatigi ilustreta. xxx View more info

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Ar Baltijas Karogu Izdotie

By: Silamikelis, Valentins

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava, 2005


312pp. Photographs. A very good, clean, tight copy. Gramata biezi pavid autora ta laika dienasgramatu piezimes, ka ari gaitas latviesu legiona, noklusana Zviedrija, dzive interneto nometne, ka ari atgriesanas Padomju Latvija ka dzimtenes nodeveam. Gramata bijuais latviesu karavirs stasta par savu likteni un notikumiem, ka ari kas ska-ra Latviesu Legionarus, kad Zviedrija 8-10 menesus pec kara beigam izdeva Padomju Savienibai." (Jumava) View more info

Image for Arheologija Un Etnografija XII   Apcerejumi Par  Latvijas Teritorijas Apmetnem, Celtnem Un Tajas Atrasto Numismatisko Materialu Pirmatnejas Kopienas Un Feodalisma Perioda.

Arheologija Un Etnografija XII Apcerejumi Par Latvijas Teritorijas Apmetnem, Celtnem Un Tajas Atrasto Numismatisko Materialu Pirmatnejas Kopienas Un Feodalisma Perioda.

By: Mugurevics, E. Et al. ( Edited by)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Riga, Zinatne, 1978


159pp. Illustrated. Brief summary in Russian and German. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Saturs: Prieksvards I.Loze. Neolita celtnu vietas Austrumbaltija. J, Graudonis. Apdzivotiba un celtnieciba Mukukalna. E, Snore. Celtniecibas liecibas Kivtu apmetne. A. Zarina. Krasnis Salaspils Laukskolas libiesu 10. - 13. gs. ciemu vietas. A. Caune. Rigas 13. - 14. gs. "mura nami" ( stenhus) T. Berga. Latvijas 10. - 12 gs. dzivesvietas iegutas monetas. K. Pelda. L... View more info