New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, . First American Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; ,308pp. Jacket rather ragged with long tear to bottom spine edge of upper panel, spine faded; Near Fine in Good to Very Good jacket. Advance copy with review slip accomplished in manuscript and rubberstamp tipped to front free endpaper. With novelist and literary critic Edmund Fuller's effusive pencil manuscript notes to rear front endpaper: "In the BR, AB gives us a novel that is powerful, compassionate, brilliant. It is one of the finest works of fiction I have read in a long time..." Novel set in Fascist Spain.