Garden City: Doubleday & company, 1972. 397p. + 16p. photos, first edition boards covered in red and black fabrics with fancy printed label, in dj. Mildest wear to extremities, top and fore edges slightly foxed, jacket is foxed, creased and dust-soiled.
A couple of early chapters on the Civil War, in 1939 Payne was in Spain for the London News Chronicle. He spent the next decade in Asia.