Merriman, Marion; Lerude, Warren. Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press 1986 First Edition. Cloth with gilt lettering. xiii, 255 pp. Photos. Bibliography. Inscribed by Lerude. A clean, attractive copy. Biography of Robert Hale Merriman, the first combat commander of the Abraham Lincoln Battalion, and a major figure in the Spanish Civil War. Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Very Good.