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Image for Abakuka Krisana Noveles La Chute d'Habacuc et Autres Nouvelles

Abakuka Krisana Noveles La Chute d'Habacuc et Autres Nouvelles

By: Adamsons, Eriks

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Omnia Mea: 2000

Seller ID: 001744


248pp. As new. Unread. Traduit du letton par Ncolas Auzanneau at Inta Geile Latviesu un francu valoda - Adamsona noveles, manuprat, var pielidzinat divaini skaistajam namu fasadem, ar kadam 19. gadsimta nogale un 20. gadsimta sakuma pasauli parsteidza jugendstils. Ari taja kopa saderas skietami nesavienojamais - milzigas sejas un pavu astes, rapuli, ziditaji, insekti un augi. Tomer neka dzive nesastopama jugendstila dekorejumos nav, ikviens elements ir atpazistams un m... View more info

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Die Untiefen Des Verrats

By: Aizpuriete, Amanda

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Reinbek, Rowholt: 1993

Seller ID: 001393


89pp. Tr. and with an afterword by Manfred, Peter Hein. Schon für ihren ersten Band «Die Untiefen des Verrats» (1993) wurde sie gerühmt als neue lyrische Stimme, beschworen in ihrer stillen Rebellion der Worte und der eindringlichen Alltagsnähe ihrer Themen. Da war weder Pathos noch Beschaulichkeit, dafür beeindruckte die dichterische Leidenschaft ihrer zugleich verständlichen und doch mit Widerhaken krakenden Sprache View more info

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No Such Place Lasts Summerlong Poems

By: Andrejs Eglitis Velta Snikere

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Youlgrave, International Poetry Society & Hub Publications Ltd.: 1974

Seller ID: 000985


67pp. Some slight edgewear to spine and extremities, otherwise, a very good, clean, tight copy. Translations by V. Snikere, introductionn by Derek Stanford. "The poems of Andrejs Eglitis are frequently the production of strong patriotic imagination and this is one of the elements that has been responsible for hiswide reputation among his countrymen --- It has been said of Miss Snikere that she writes "subconciously conceived poems bearing the stamp of surrealism. Man... View more info

Image for Latviesu Pasaku Tipu Raditajs    The Types of the Latvian Folktales

Latviesu Pasaku Tipu Raditajs The Types of the Latvian Folktales

By: Arajs, K. Medne, A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Riga, Zinatne: 1977

Seller ID: 003453


522pp. A very good, clean, tight copy. Trilingual. Text in Latvian, Russian, English "The types of folktales are arranged in accordance with the system elaborated by A. Aarne and S. Thompson (their designation system is preserved as well). A short reproduction of the contents of each tale is added. Different variations and potential new types are noted with a star put before the number of the type." (Author) [Caveat lector: The English translation although servicable... View more info

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Sarunaties Zem Kokiem Conversation Beneath the Trees

By: Baltvilks, Janis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Riga, Nordik: 1998

Seller ID: 001724


127pp. An as new copy. Translated by R. L. Krievina. Lakoniskas, dabas noskanu piesa-tinatas dzejas rindas latviski un angliski lasa-mas dzejnieka Jana Baltvilka krajuma ---- (Vins) ar mums sarunajas zem kokiem. Tas ir sarunas par lapseni, taurinu, caurve-u, sauli, veju, smilgu, mezu, putnu, zivim, upi, cela putekliem, zvaigznem, zemi un citu dzivo un nedzivo Latvijas dabu." View more info

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Brother Oak, Sister Linden

By: Baltvilks, Janis

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Riga, Janis Roze: 2017

Seller ID: 003711


65pp. Illustrated An atractive children's reference book on Latvia's most common trees Suitable for older children and young adults... Atractively illustrated. Translated from the Latvian by Ize Krteismane. "Honouring the upcoming Latvia’s Centenary Janis Roze Publishers has released an updated edition of the book Brother Oak, Sister Linden by Janis Baltvilks and Edgars Folks The book is a good source of reference information about the most common tree species... View more info

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Latvian Literature 3

By: Bankovskis, Pauls Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Riga, Latvian Literature Centre: 2003

Seller ID: 001064


83pp. Very good, clean, tight copy. Janis Grinvalds Diary Ruta Veidemane "-- Amanda Aizpuriete. Poems Edvins Raups. Poems Viesturs Vecgravis The World Captured in the Formulas of Poetry and More: Velta Snikere Velta Snikere. Poems Sergei Timofeyev About Orbita or An Introduction That Should Have Been Written by Somebody Else. Orbita. Poems View more info

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Latvian Poetry

By: Baumanis, Arturs [Compiled and Edited by]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Augsburg, A. Baumanis: 1946

Seller ID: 002889


133pp. "An anthology of Latvian lyrics in English versions, including the Story of Latvian poetry with sidelights on the history of Latvia by ... J. Burtnieks. ( a substantial introductory essay ). Some minor age wear to cover. A good+, sound, solid clean but yellowed paper copy. View more info

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Die Indrans. Drama Aus Dem Lettischen Volksleben

By: Blaumann. R ( Rudolfs Blaumanis )

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Riga, A.Gulbis: 1921

Seller ID: 003686


137pp. with 3 pages of Verlag Gulbis advertisements. A very good, clean unmarked copy with pages uniformly aged with some light discolouration to top of front cover. Trans by author. Does not appear to be Harro v. Hirschheydt's 1972 Hanover reprint but just might be as otherwise the book is in remarkably good condition. Lettische Literatur Band III "Blaumanis übersetzte viele lettisch verfasste Werke, wie sein naturalistisches Drama Die Indrans (1904), ins Deu... View more info

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Histoire de la Lettonie au 20eme Siecle

By: Bleiere, Daina et al.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava: 2006

Seller ID: 003733


548pp. A New copy. Unread. "Au cours du 20eme siecle, l'histoire de la Lettonie a connu des bouleversements, son developpement ayant ete stoppe par des arrets brutaux et emaille de nombreuses reussites aussi bien que de tragiques epreuves. La Lettonie a conquis, perdu et reconquis son independance, elle a survecu a plusieurs revolutions et occupations ainsi qu'aux deux guerres mondiales devastatrices ...." View more info

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Spreedeets ( Spriditis )

By: Brigadere, Anna

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Riga, Spreedeets: 1993

Seller ID: 003717


124pp. A Very Good, clean, bright, tight, unmarked copy. A translation from the Latvian By Ainara Dankers Wilder. Both translation and illustrations give an adequate rendition of this famous Latvian children's play to non Latvian English speaking readers. View more info

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History Of Latvia

By: Butulis, Ilgvars; Zunda, Antonijs

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava: 2015

Seller ID: 003783


252pp. Illustrations. As New, Translated by Aija Abens and Ieva Lesinska. This particular history is of significance not only in that it deals with the period of newly restored independence and its problems starting with 1991 but also in that it relates the recent period of economic upheaval and its consequences - 2009-2014. View more info

Prieksajuta Premonition Dzeja Poetry

By: Caklais, Maris

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Riga, Liesma: 1987

Seller ID: 000673


143pp. Translated by Ruth Speirs Almost as new. "...commitment expresses itself in tenderness as well as irony, but most often in a streak of compassion that feeds his poetry like an underground stream." (A. Ivaska) " Dear reader, set your watch by Caklais's clock. What time is it.... by Caklais's.. it is The Hour of the Hedgehog, the Second of the Grasshopper..."( Andrei Voznesensky) View more info

Image for Desmit Milas Dziesmas Rigai  Zehn Liebesgedichte An Riga  Ten Love Songs To Riga

Desmit Milas Dziesmas Rigai Zehn Liebesgedichte An Riga Ten Love Songs To Riga

By: Caklais, Maris

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Riga, Petergailis: 2000

Seller ID: 002867


67pp.Illustrated - 10 tipped in colour plates by Varuzs Karapetjans. Text in Latvian, German Russian and English. An attractively published paen celebrating Riga. "The subject of this book is Riga - Riga, a Hanseatic city and treasure trove of art nouveau; a city that for centuries has been a dynamic intersection of roads and cultures; a city coveted and conquered, treasured and protected. The paintings by Armenian poet Varuz echo and further enhance the poetry." View more info

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Tikai Tevi Dzeja Rigai Only You Poem For Riga

By: Caks, Aleksandrs

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava:

Seller ID: 002927


15 poems by Aleksandrs Caks translated into German, English, Russian, French, Spanish and Swedish15 dzejoli tulkoti vacu, anglu, krievu, francu, spanu un zviedru valoda. View more info

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In the Name of Freedom President of Latvia Vaira Vike-Freiberga

By: Cimdina, Ausma

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Riga, Jumava: 2003

Seller ID: 001772


250pp. Photographs. Fine. "Cimdina does an excellent job illustrating the president's war-torn childhood and how it molded her into the women she is. --There are moments when she goes so far as to almost deify the president. --The book's strength is its raw material - direct interviews, powerful excerpts from speeches, publications and poems, official documents, and poignant photographs " (E.Celms) View more info

Image for Latvia and Latvians A People and a State in Ideas, Images and Symbols  Latvija Un Latviskais  Nacija Un Valsts Ideas, Telos Un Simbolos

Latvia and Latvians A People and a State in Ideas, Images and Symbols Latvija Un Latviskais Nacija Un Valsts Ideas, Telos Un Simbolos

By: Cimdina, Ausma; Hanovs, Deniss (compiled by)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riga, Zinatne: 2010

Seller ID: 003387


285pp + 242 pp Text in English and Latvian."The purpose of this collection has not been to overview the historical developments for the 20-year period following the renewal of independence, but more so focusing on specific spiritual and intellectual aspects of life - its ideas, images, and symbols which, since the period of National Awakening in the mid 19th century, but especially at the beginning of the 20th century, have consciously or unconsciously created the ideo... View more info

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Latvju Dievestiba Iss Parskats Latvian Religion an Outline

By: Dardedzis, Janis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Nujorkas Dievturu Kopa: 1968

Seller ID: 003002


47pp. Avery good, clean unmarked copy.. Bilingual overview of of the Latvian folkloric non Christian religion as understood by its practitioners, the Dievturi. (Godworshipers) Similarities between the ethos of the Latvian Dainas and the Indian Vedas have been observed. View more info

Image for Gebt Mir Einen Anderen Himmel    Gedichte Zusammengestellt von Gerd Steiner. Aus dem Lettischen übertragen von Elfriede Eckardt-Skalberg, Rosemarie und Gerd Steiner.

Gebt Mir Einen Anderen Himmel Gedichte Zusammengestellt von Gerd Steiner. Aus dem Lettischen übertragen von Elfriede Eckardt-Skalberg, Rosemarie und Gerd Steiner.

By: Eglitis, Andrejs

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hamburg-Hamm, Hary V. Hofmann Verlag: 1964

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001467


73pp. Cover has some very faint scuffmarks, else a very good, clean, tight copy. SIGNED by Eglitis with a presentation inscription in his hand. "vienam no pirmajiem Andrejam Eglitim nu individuals krajums, tulkots vacu valoda Hamburg-Hamm -- virsraksts patapinats no krajuma "Lasts" publiceta dzejola "Dodiet man citas debesis", kas labi izraudzits, jo Eglisa dzeju var raksturot ari ka izmisigas klainotaja un izdzita raudas zem kurlam debesim."... View more info

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Hand Holds Hand

By: Eglitis, Andrejs

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Riga, Pils: 2001

Seller ID: 002813


62pp. An as new copy. Translated from the Latvian by V. Snikere. "these pledges of love, written during a whole lifetime, are vividly intertwined with voices of the living and the dead, with graves aqnd cradles, roses and moonlight, with emotions and visions appearing like rainbows and streaks of lightning, and expressing the heights of pain and longing." ( A. Egliena View more info