London: Fact, 1938. 12mo, publisher's printed wraps.
"The war had the pointless, undangerous dumbness that it has when the guns first come into action before there is proper observation and the shooting is accurately controlled, and I walked down along the railway track to find a place to watch what General Franco's men were doing across the river." Issue 16 of the British magazine of leftist politics Fact, with Hemingway's reportage on the Spanish Civil War. Hemingway covered the conflict, one of the great international moral reckonings of the 20th century, as a foreign correspondent. Contains five pieces by Hemingway, covering the span of his two years in country, from May 1936 to May '38. With a guide to books on Spain, reviews, and an essay on Hitler's psychology. Illustrated with black-and-white maps. Owner signature to first page. Japanese tissue repair to upper hinge, light rubbing to spine-ends, light creasing to spine. Very good. Item #7816