"IF YOU EVER GET PROBLEMS WRITING THINK OF POOR OLD PAPA" (HEMINGWAY): LINCOLN BATTALION, ROLFE’S EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR
ROLFE, Edwin. Lincoln Battalion. New York, 1939.
First edition of Rolfe's seminal work on American volunteers in the Spanish Civil War, featuring on-the-ground coverage of the front and his emerging lifelong friendship with Hemingway—"this huge, bull-shouldered man with the questioning eyes and the full-hearted interest in everything that Spain was fighting for"—with 16 pages of illustrations including full-page image of Hemingway, and six maps, in original dust jacket. $700.