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Librarianship in Times of War

Bibliotek’ebis mushaoba samamulo omis p’irobebshi [The work of libraries in the conditions of the Patriotic War]. Russian title: Bibliotechnaia rabota v usloviiakh otechestvennoi voiny.

Tbilisi: Sakartvelos SSR Gansakhk’omis p’olit’saganmanatleblo mushaobis sammartvelo, 1941. Octavo (17 × 12.3 cm). Original staple-stitched printed wrappers; 24, [2] pp. Light wear to wrappers; faint private note to upper front wrapper; still about very good.

Published by the Department of political educational work of the Executive Committee of the SSR of Georgia, this pamphlet provides an overview of the work of public libraries during World War II, when Hitler sought to reach the Caucasian oilfields via Georgia, an objective he failed to reach.

One of 1800 copies printed.

As of April 2023, KVK, OCLC show one holding worldwide, in North America.

Book ID: 52876

Price: $250.00