New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 1936. Revolutionary novel of the early days of the Spanish Civil War, set within the socialist and anarchist milieu of pre-war Madrid. Sender, an anarchist and a Republican sympathizer, fled Spain in 1938 and became one of the best-known Spanish exile-intellectuals of the post-war period, publishing more than twenty books before his death in 1982. Octavo (20cm); maroon cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; maroon topstain; dustjacket; 439pp. Minor rippling to spine cloth, with a small streak of topstain dye to right edge of textblock and some bleed-through from same to upper edge of endpapers; Very Good+. Dustjacket is price-clipped, lightly edgeworn and spine-sunned, with a few small tears, and corresponding bleed-through and damp marks on verso; Very Good.