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1 ALEXANDERSSON, Gunnar International Straits of the World, Vol.6 Baltic Straits. Volume 6 in the International Straits of the World series. First Edition
Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague / Boston / London, 1982, ISBN:902472595X 
ALEXANDERSSON, Gunnar. The Baltic Straits. The Hague / Boston / London : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1982. First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-132. Maps in text. 8vo, green cloth, light green lettering to front & spine. Volume6 in the International Straits of the World series. "Professor Alexanderss on has carefully drawn the physical-hydrographic elements of the Baltic Seaand its approaches; he has vividly described the historical intereats, bot h politically and economically, of the littoral states, analysed the legal status and uses of the Baltic Straits over time, and calculated the role f the Baltic region, with its waterways, in the global struggle between the western alliance and the Soviet bloc. He has especially delineated the delicate role of Sweden and Finland, caught between East and West. Of particularvalue is his description of the various legal views of the Baltic Straits, particularly in light of the emerging law of the sea and his estimate of t he opportunities for peace and prosperity in this regon, marked for trade, environmental cooperation, and political rivalries by different systems of political economy." (from the back cover). Contents : Foreword (by Gerard J. Mangone). 1. The Baltic Region : Physical Characteristics; Regional Tradeand Transportation. 2. The Baltic Sea as an Ecosystem : Depths; Morphology ; Geology; Hydrology; Biology; Pollution; Fisheries; Seabed Delimitation and Mineral Production; Tourism and Recreation. 3. The Baltic States : Sweden; Finland; Soviet Union; The Three Baltic Republics (Baiticum); Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Balticum after 1940; Poland; Germany; Denmark; Boundaries and Regional Arrangements after 1945; The Nordic Council and Nordek; European Free Trade Association (EFTA); Comecon and the Warsaw Pact. 4. The Baltic Straits : The Little Belt; The Great Belt; The Sound; The Aland Sea; The Kalmar Sound; The Sound Dues; The Baltic Straits (1857-1945); The Baltic Straits and Approaches since World War II; Legal Views of the Baltic Straits;Closing the Baltic Straits; Mare Clausum Balticum? 5. Prospects for Prospe rity and Peace : Baltic Trade; International Scientific Cooperation; Military Force in the Baltic Region. Documentary Appendices. Light spotting to endpapers and top-edge, else very good. 170.00

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2 EINER, Karl. Kui Aeg Saab Tais : Romaan. I.
Orto, Toronto, 1960, 
EINER, Karl. Kui Aeg Saab Tais : Romaan. I. Toronto : Orto, (1960). Pp [1]-263,(1). 8vo, reddish-brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed red. A novel by Karl Einer. Text in Estonian. Very good in nicked and creased dustjacket. Vol. I only 25.00

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3 ELLER, Helmi. KALMUS, Ain Ain Kalmus : Luhimonograafia
Eesti Kirjanike Kooperatiiv, Lund, Sweden, 1986, 
ELLER, Helmi. Ain Kalmus : Luhimonograafia. (Lund, Sweden) : Eesti Kirjanike Kooperatiiv, (1986). Pp [1]-69,(3). Frontis Portrait. 8vo, illustrated green and white card covers. Meie Kirjanikke XV. A volume of literary criticism on Ain Kalmus (1906-2001), an Estonian writer and cleric, by Helmi Eller(1902-1998). Text in Estonian. Very good. Mostly unopened. 25.00

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4 FOXALL, Roger Sailing to Leningrad : A Voyage Through the Baltic. in dj
Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 1989, ISBN:0911378987 
FOXALL, Roger. Sailing to Leningrad: A Voyage through the Baltic. (Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.): Sheridan House, (1989). Pp. (12),[xiii]-xiv,(10),[3]-245,(3), +16 p. of plates (8 of which are in colour). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. A cruising account of the adventures of the Canna (and crew) in the Baltic in the last days of the Soviet Union. Illustrated with remarkably sunny photographs, the book exudes the (now nostalgic)aura of Glasnost. Contents: 1. Departure; 2. Preparations; 3. Rough Passag e -- Ireland to Sweden; 4. Sweden; 5. Helsinki; 6. Haapasaari -- The Stone in the Stream; 7. Crossing the Border; 8. Leningrad -- The Big Neva; 9. On the Little Neva; 10. Estonia; 11. To Latvia through the Irbenskiy Strait; 12. Riga; 13. Ventspils; 14. Gdynia and Gdansk; 15. The Polish Coast; 16. West Poland; 17. The North Sea and English Channel. Vg in dj. 22.50

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5 GIBBON, John Murray Displaced Persons
McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1951, 
GIBBON, John Murray. The Displaced Persons: New Colour of the Canadian Mosaic. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1951). Pp. 30. Illustrated. Frontis. 8vo, stapled white ill. paper covers. Wtters p.871, Spadoni & Donnelly 1384. A short history on the many thousands of Europeans who came to Canada as Displaced Persons, particularly those from the Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, during and following the Second World War. Small tear to lower front, inkstamp to title page, previous owner's name to front cover, else vg. 25.00

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6 GORTER, Durk, Jarich F. HOEKSTRQ, Lammert G. JANSMA, and Jehannes YTSMA FEITSMA, Anthonia EDWARDS, John FISHMAN, Joshua A. Fourth International Conference on Minority Languages. Volume II : Western and Eastern European Papers.
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon UK, 1990, 
GORTER, Durk, Jarich F. HOEKSTRQ, Lammert G. JANSMA, and Jehannes YTSMA (eds.). Fourth International Conference on Minority Languages. Volume II : Western and Eastern European Papers. Clevedon (UK) / Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters Ltd, (1990). Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-197,(1). Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Preface (by Durk Gorier, Jarich Hoekstra, Lammert G. Jansma and Jehannes Ytsma). 1. The Reformation and the Vernacular (by Anthonia Feitsma). 2. Characterising a Minority Language: A Social Psychological Comparison Between Dutch, Frisian and the Ljouwert Vernacular(by Reitze J. Jonkman). 3. Sweden Finnish — Development or Deterioration? (by Jarmo Lainio). 4. Flemish Primary Schools in Brussels: Which Prospects?(by Kas Deprez and Armel Wynants). 5. Language Conservancy, or: Can the An ciently Established British Minority Languages Survive? (by Wilf Gunther). 6. Language Maintenance and Viability in the Contemporary Scottish Gaelic Speech-Community: Some Social and Demographic Factors (by Kenneth MacKinnon). 7. Migrant Pupils: Welsh Linguistic Implications (by Thomas Prys Jones). 8. Minority Languages in Spain (by Robert Comet i Codina). 9. A Demolinguistic Analysis of the Basque Autonomous Community Derived from the Census of 1986 (by M. Karmen Garmendia and Xabier Aizpurua). 10. 'Our Dialect Sounds Stupid': The Importance of Attitudes to So-Called Sub-Standard Language Codes as a Factor in the (Non)-Retention of Slovene in Carinthia, Austria (by Tom Priestly). 11. National Minority Languages in Media and Education in Poland (by Alfred F. Majewicz and Tomasz Wicherkiewicz). 12. The Siberian Estonians and Language Policy (by Juri Viikberg). 13. The Use and Integration of Hebrew Lexemes in Israeli Spoken Arabic (by lmmanuel Koplewitz). Very good in dustjacket. 40.00

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7 GRUNTHAL, Vera Poska. POSKA, Jaan Jaan Poska Tutar Jutustab : Malestusi Oma Isast jq Elust Vanemate Kodus.
Orto, Toronto , 1969, 
GRUNTHAL, Vera Poska. Jaan Poska Tutar Jutustab : Malestusi Oma Isast jq Elust Vanemate Kodus. Toronto : Orto, (1969). Pp [1]-[243],(1),+ 8 pp photos.8vo, blue cloth, gilt to front board and spine, top edge dyed red. Memorie s of Jaan Poska and his life at home as told by his daughter, Vera-Poska Grünthal (1898-1986), an Estonian journalist and suffragette. Jaan Poska (1866-1920) was an Estonian barrister and politician. In April 1917, he became governor of the Autonomous Governorate of Estonia. November 28 (November 15) 1917 the Maapäev refused to recognize the new Bolshevik rule and proclaimed itself the supreme legal authority of Estonia. The Republic of Estonia formally declared independence on 23 February 1918, only to be forcibly occupied and annexed by German Empire. On February 24, 1918, Poska was appointed the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia. He worked in Western Europe for gaining diplomatic recognition to Estonia and participated in Paris Peace Conference. He led the peace talks with Soviet Russia and achieved Treatyof Tartu which was signed in February 2, 1920. Text in Estonian. Very good in dustjacket. 35.00

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8 HALJAK, G. Estonian Coin Catalogue / Eesti Munt Kataloog. 1st.
Tallinna Raamatutrukikoda, Tallinn, 1993, 
HALJAK, G. Estonian Coin Catalogue / Eesti Munt Kataloog . Tallinn: (Tallinna Raamatutrukikoda), 1993. First Edition. Pp. (6),7-176. Illustrated. 8vo,black card covers. A catalogue of Estonian coins, with appendices presenti ng coins of the Russian empire and neighbouring Baltic states. Text in English and Estonian. Vg. 50.00

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9 HINT, Aadu RAUK, Melania, trans. Windswept Shore. in dj.
Perioodika, 1980, 
HINT, Aadu. The Windswept Shore (Translated by Melania Rauk). Tallinn: Perioodika, 1980. Pp 358. Small 8vo, white cloth. A bit of a curiosity: a dialectical materialist sea yarn. A cynical and self-taught sea captain gradually comes to despise a corrupt Baltic noble, ultimately allying himself with the forces of Revolution. One the final page the noble's estate burns, as the Internationale resounds across the page. Small dampstain to bottom edge of cloth, else vg in slightly torn dj. 37.50

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10 HODSON, F.R., D.G. KENDALL, and P. TAUTU (eds.) KENDALL, D.G. TAUTU, P. Mathematics in the Archaeological and Historical Sciences : Proceedings of the Anglo-Romanian Conference, Mamaia 1970, organized by The Royal Society of London, and The Academy of the Socialist Republic of Romania
Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 1971, ISBN:0852242131 
HODSON, F.R., D.G. KENDALL, and P. TAUTU (eds.). Mathematics in the Archaeological and Historical Sciences : Proceedings of the Anglo-Romanian Conference, Mamaia 1970, organized by The Royal Society of London, and The Academyof the Socialist Republic of Romania. Edinburgh : At the University Press, (1971). Pp (6),[v]-vii,(5),[3]-565,(3),+ 2 folding figures. Illustrated. 8 vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to pale blue panel to spine. Contents : Introductory address: Some elements of quantitative archaeology (by Albert C. Spaulding). Taxonomy: General survey: Taxonomy in anthropology (by C. Radhakrishna Rao) ; Cluster analysis: Numerical typology and prehistoric archaeology (by F. Roy Hodson); Multivariate analysis of Marnian La Tène cultural groups (by Ralph M. Rowlett and Richard B. Pollnac); Computational methods in cluster anaysis (by Robin Sibson); Numerical taxonomy (by Herbert Solomon) ; Discrimination: Bayesian inference in an archaeological problem (by Marius Iosifescu and Petre Tautu); Related mathematical topics: Une méthode de classification d'objets archéologiques dont la description est structuréeet incomplète (by Mario Borillo and Peter Ihm); On an algorithm for recogn ition (by Silviu Guiasu); Sur l'analyse des données préalable à une classification automatique (by Israel César Lerman). Multi-dimensional scaling andrelated procedures: General survey: Multi-dimensional scaling in arcaheolo gy : time is not the only dimension (by Joseph B. Kruskal); Special topics:A computer analysis of epipaleaolithic assmblages in Italy (by A.J. Ammerm an); Statistical methods of comparing different multivariate analyses of the same data (by John C. Gower); Multi-dimensional scaling with differentialweighting of dimensions (by Myron Wish and J. Douglas Carroll). Seriation: A new approach to a problem of chronological seriation associated with the works of Plato (by Liliana I. Boneva); Rapid seriation methods with archae ological applications (by Alan E. Gelfand); Some archaeological criteria for chronological seriation (by Klaus Goldmann); Effects of excavation on seriation at a Palaeo-Indian site (by Henry T. Irwin);' Seriation from abundance matrices (by David G. Kendall); On the Hole-Shaw method of pewrmutation research (by Ileana Kivu-Sculy); A new seriation algorithm applied to European protohistoric anthropomorphic statuary (by Jeannette Landau and Fernandez de la Vega); Some thoughts on sequencing methods (by Robin Sibson); Applications of mathematical methods to epigraphy (by Alexandra Stefan) ; Archaeological seriation and the travelling salesman problem (by E. Martin Wilkinson). Evolutionary tree structures in historical and other contexts: Parish register studies: Statistical studies in migration (by Robert W. Hiorns);Maps from marraiges : an application of non-metric multi-dimensional scali ng to parish register data (by David G. Kendall); The reconstruction of genealogies from parish books (by Mark H. Skolnick ... [et al.]); Population genetics: Number of characters examined and error in reconstruction of evolutionary trees (by Kenneth K. Kidd and L.L. Cavalli-Sforza); Mathematical approaches to the study of human evolution (by Anthony W.F. Edwards); Applications to man and cattle of methods of reconstructing evolutionary histories(by Kenneth K. Kidd); Linguistics: The vocabulary method of reconstructing language trees : innovations and large-scale aplications (by Joseph B. Kru skal, Isidore Dyen, and Paul Black); Stochastic models for glottochronology(by David Sankoff); Filiation of manuscripts: The recovery of trees from m easures of dissimilarity (by Peter Buneman); The manuscript linkage problem(by John Haigh); Esatblishing the linkage of different variants of a Roman ian chronicle (by Sorin Cristian Nit?a). Miscellaneous applications: Archaeology: Measurement and presentation of archaeological features excavated below ground : principles and practice (by Silviu Coma?nescu and Corneliu N. Mateescu); Computer analysis of data from the La Tène cemetery at Munsingen-Rain (by James Doran); The measurement of ancient bricks and its archaeological interest (by Albert Hesse); Tentative interpretation of the surface distribution of remains on the upper fort of Mirgissa (Sudanese Nubia) (by Albert Hesse); A relationship observed between mosaic units and the sizes ofRoman mosaic stones (by Richard E.M. Moore); On the staistical sorting and reconstruction of the pottery from a Romano-British kiln site (by Clive Or ton); Typological processing of the finds from the Tell Goljamo Deltschevo (by Henrieta Todorova-Simeonova);. Non-statistical applications of the computer in archaeology (by John D. Wilcock); History: The theory of historicalseries formulated by A.D. Xenopol as a mathematical approach to history (b y Valeriu Bulgaru); Mathematical methods with historical data : a note of caution (by Thomas H. Hollingsworth); Computer analysis of socio-economic development in Estonia in the first half of the nineteenth century (by J. Kahk); Coefficients of correlation in historical research (by Vasilie Liveanu ... [et al.]); A model of Micael the Brave's decision in 1595 (by Mircea Malit?a); On computer generation of conditional data (by Ion Vaduva); Use of meodels: Similarities and dissimilarities of sociocultural and biological evolution (by L.L. Cavalli-Sforza); The role of models (by Robert M. Loynes). Closing address: Archaeological context and mathematical methods (by Carl-Axel Moberg). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Ex-library (information stickers, inkstamps, catalogue numbers), else very good. 35.00

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11 JANES, Henno. Meie Emakeel : Eesti keeleopik uhes harjutustega. III. 6. ja 7. oppeaasta.
Rootsi-Eesti Opperaamatufond, Stockholm , 1946, 
JANES, Henno. Meie Emakeel : Eesti keeleopik uhes harjutustega. III. 6. ja 7. oppeaasta. Stockholm : Rootsi-Eesti Opperaamatufond, 1946. Pp [1]-179,(1). 8vo, illustrated pale green card covers, printed in black. An Estonian grammar. Text in Estonian. Covers browned and smudged, circular inkstamp, else very good. 35.00

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12 JOSSELSON, Michael, and Diana JOSSELSON. BARCLAY DE TOLLY, Michael. Commander : A Life of Barclay de Tolly. First Edition in dustjacket
Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, Toronto, Melbourne, 1980, ISBN:0192158545 
JOSSELSON, Michael, and Diana JOSSELSON. The Commander : A Life of Barclay de Tolly. Oxford, New York, Toronto, Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1980. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-ix,(3),[1]-275,(1),+ 8 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This is the first tuil-length study of the remarkable man who overcame the handicap of coming from an emigre (Scottish) family settled in Livonia (later divided into Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania), to become a Prince of the Russian Empire, the Russian Minister or War, and in the eyes of many the real architect of Napoleon's defeat in the campaign of 1812. The story covers a number of Napoleonic campaigns and sheds, in particular, new light on the lesser-known fighting in the period between Austerlitz and Friedland and on the Finnish campaign of 1808; it also tries to adjust historical reputations so greatly influenced by Tolstoy's vivid 'historical' portraits in War and Peace. Michael Barclay de Tolly (1761-1818) was brought up in a strict Protestant mould very different from the atmosphere of arbitrariness and indifference which fashioned most of his Russian compatriots and, even though he was entered in the Russian army at six years old and went on active service at fifteen, he always seemed a little apart from the others. He distinguished himself in the Turkish war of 1787, the European campaigns of 1790 onwards and, most spectacularly, in the Finnish war of 1808. As Russian Minister of War he prepared the country for Napoleon's invasion. But it was his position as field commander of the main Russian army during the first part of the 1812 campaign thatbrougtit him his greatest fame, for his judicious strategy, and disgrace, in Russian eyes, for allowing Napoleon to adavance so deep into Russia. Ultimately restored to favour, named Field-Marshal, Commander-in-Chief, and eventually Prince of the Russian Empire, Barclay accompanied the victorious advance of the Allies across Europe, from the Russian border to the triumphal entry into Paris in 1814 and again in 1815." (from the dj). Contents : 1.'Your Name's Outlandish Sound'. 2. The Man. 3. Apprenticeship in War. 4. C lash of Eagles. 5. Memel and Tilsit - Shadows of the Future. 6. Northern Conquest. 7. Firsr in Finland. 8. Minister of War. 9. Retreat. 19. 'All Bark and No Bite'. 11. Crossfire. 12. Borodino. 13. 'The Offended Fatherland'. 14. Appointments in Germany. 15. Glory. 16. The Lost Battle and the Last Journey. Epilogue: The Poet and the Commander. Appendix A: The Commander' by Alexander Pushkin. Appendix B: Barclay de Toily Private Correspondence: An Inventory. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 60.00

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13 KADAK, Karl-Andrus Mitme taeva all.
Kirjastus Valis-Eesti & Emp, Stockholm , 1974, 
KADAK, Karl-Andrus. Mitme taeva all. Stockholm : Kirjastus Valis-Eesti & Emp, (1974). Pp [1]-255,(1),+ 4 pp photos. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Text in Estonian. Slightly cocked, a bit musty, else very good in rubbed and edgeworn dustjacket. 35.00

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14 KANGRO, Bernard Tuiskliiv. Talvereis. pbk.
Eesti Kirjanike Kooperatiiv, Lund, 1985, 
KANGRO, Bernard. Tuiskliiv. Talvereis . (Lund): Eesti Kirjanike Kooperatiiv, (1985). Pp. (8),9-96. 8vo, printed beige card covers with french flaps, blank spine. A later collection of poems by the Estonian author (1910-1994).Text in Estonian. Vg. Largely uncut. 25.00

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Lestakala otsimas ja teisi jutte 1981-1987. Illustratsioonid ja kujundus Otto Paju., KOLK, Raimond.
15 KOLK, Raimond. Lestakala otsimas ja teisi jutte 1981-1987. Illustratsioonid ja kujundus Otto Paju.
Eesti Kirjanike Kooperatiiv, Lund, Sweden, 1987, 1987 
KOLK, Raimond. Lestakala otsimas ja teisi jutte 1981-1987. Illustratsioonid ja kujundus Otto Paju. (Lund, Sweden) : Eesti Kirjanike Kooperatiiv, (1987 ). Pp [1]-175,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers, French flaps.

A collection of short stories by the Estonian poet Raimond Kolk (1924-1992).

Text in Estonian.

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16 KUBBO, Alf Tsaarikullist Kolme Leopardini : Malestustegondliga kauge mineviku sadamaisja Vaba Eesti onnistuses
Ortoprint, Toronto, 1967, 
KUBBO, Alf. Tsaarikullist Kolme Leopardini : Malestustegondliga kauge mineviku sadamais ja Vaba Eesti onnistuses . Toronto: Ortoprint, (1967). Pp. (4),5-307,(1). 8vo, blue-green cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to spine, top edge dyed red. The memoirs of the Estonian scholar. Vg in lightly nicked dj. 25.00

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17 KURBS, Friedrich Die Osteuropaischen Staaten : Polen, Litauen, Lettland, Estland : Als Staats- und Wirtschaftskorper. ex-lib.
Ferdinand Enke Verlag, Stuttgart, 1931, 
KÜRBS, Friedrich. Die Östeuropäischen Staaten : Polen, Litauen, Lettland, Estland : Als Staats- und Wirtschaftskörper . Mit 1 Karte. Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke Verlag, 1931. Pp. (8),1-266, + 1 folding map at rear. 8vo, yellow cloth with black lettering to front and spine Text in German. Ex-library (stamps, number marked to spine, pouch cleanly removed), spine ends nicked, else vg. 50.00

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18 LANDSBERGIS, Algirdas, Adolfas MEKAS, Jonas MEKAS, and Leonas LÉTAS. Antroji Proza
Gabija, New York, 1951, 
LANDSBERGIS, Algirdas, Adolfas MEKAS, Jonas MEKAS, and Leonas LÉTAS. Antroji Proza. (New York) : Gabija, (1951). Pp [1]-128. 8vo, white printed card covers. A collection of prose. Text in Estonian. Contents : Algirdas Landsbergis : Kaeveliai Virs Stogu – Mogus Koridoriaus Gale. Adolfas Mekas : Mergina ir Grohnò Vejas – Trologija (Zemé – Duona – Ugnis). Jonas Mekas : Fete de Roses – Etiudas. Leonas Létas : Obuolys – Banduo Ir Vejas. Very good in lightly browned dustjacket. 35.00

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19 LATTIK, Jaan. Tulge vee juurde. Luhikonelusi Ja Jutlusi, Jumala Todede Jarele Janunevale Sudamele.
Ottoprint, Toronto , 1961, 
LATTIK, Jaan. Tulge vee juurde. Luhikonelusi Ja Jutlusi, Jumala Todede Jarele Janunevale Sudamele. (Toronto : Ottoprint, 1961). Pp [1]280,(8). Illustrated. 4to, blue imitation leather, gilt lettering to front board and spine.English translation of title is roughly : “Come to the Water : sermons and truths of God's heart.” Text in Estonian. A bit musty, else very good. 40. 00

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20 Le CARRE, John Secret Pilgrim, The. First American Edition in dustjacket.
VIking, New York, 1991, ISBN:0670837962 
Le CARRÉ, John. The Secret Pilgrim. (New York): Viking, (1991). First US Printing. Pp. (12),[3]-335,(7). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to frontcover and spine. "Nothing is as it was. Old enemies embrace. The dark stag ing grounds of the Cold War -- whose shadows barely obscured the endless games of espionage -- are flooded with light; the rules are rewritten, the stakes changed, the future unfathomable. John Le Carre has seized this momentous turning point in history to give us the most disturbing experience we have yet had of the frail and brutal world of spydom. The man called Ned speaks to us. All his adult life he has been in British Intelligence -- the Circus -- a loyal, shrewd, wily officer of the Cold War. Now, approaching theend of his career, he revisits his own past -- an intricate weave of suspi cion, danger, boredom and exhilaration that is the essence of espionage andof his own sentimental education. He invites us on a tour of his three dec ades in the Circus, burrowing deep into the twilight world where he ran spies -- 'joes' -- from Poland, Estonia, Hungary, men and women to whom he gave his most profound love and hate. Along the way we meet a host of splendidnew characters and reacquaint ourselves with the legendary old knights of the Circus and the notorious traitor, Bill Haydon." - from the dustjacket. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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