London: John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited, 1933. First Edition. 8vo.; pp. 196,  Publisher's catalogue. Bound in recent half maroon morocco with gilt titles to spine, publisher's original cloth boards with titles in red to upper. Original map end papers bound in at rear. There is a hint of age toning to the edges of the pages. A superb copy of this early Forester book. The story of an arduous journey undertaken by Spanish partisans to transport a massive cannon across inhospitable terrain so as to use it to break the seige of Salas. Basis for the 1956, "The Pride and the Passion", starring Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, and Frank Sinatra. Item #37891
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