PARTISAN SONG BOOK: Izbor pesmi in proze za naše prireditve. 1 . Recitacije [Selection of Songs and Poetry for Our Events. 1. Recitations].
A scarce book, printed by an underground Partisan press one month before liberation, with over forty poems and songs for Partisan meetings.
Place and Year: [Bela Krajina, Slovenia] Propagandni oddelek glavnega štaba za Slovenijo [Propaganda Department of the Headquarters for Slovenia] April 1945.
Technique: 8°,  mimeographed title page and introduction, 52. pp. mimeographed text, original tan wrappers with covers printed in red (Good, slightly age-toned, covers slightly stained with small loss of paper).
The book includes poems, written before and during WWII, which were appropriate for cultural events, organised by the Partisans. It includes classic poems by France Prešeren, Srečko Kosovel, Simon Gregorčič, as well as war poetry by Peter Levec and Ciril Kosmač.
The introduction mentions this was the first volume in the series of three, but the other two volumes were never printed. Probably the editing was interrupted by the end of the war a month later.
References: Bibliografija, no. 358.
Availability: In stock