New York: Harper & Brothers, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Good condition. Item #008035
[viii], 317 pages of text. Original hardcover cloth binding heavily worn, soiled, and stained, with darkened spine and minor chipping to top of spine; protected in custom stiff archival mylar. Inner hinges starting to detach. Brown textured paper endpapers are detached, and the front endpaper is chipped. A few minor stains in text. Previous owner's name (to whom the note in the book is inscribed) neatly on front pastedown endpaper. Previously affixed to the front endpaper is a note, measuring 4+1/8 inches in height, by 8+1/2 inches in length, with the author's inscription and autograph "for Esther Handler in defense of Loyalist Spain [signed] Richard Wright 4/11/38." The note is folded almost in half, with the crease barely missing Wright's signature. First edition.