Hardcover, full red genuine leather binding, heavily decorated in gold with raised spine. All edges gilt, burnt orange silk moire end-papers and silk ribbon marker bound-in. 423 pages. Selected and introduced by Walter Allen. Illustrated in color by Edward Ardizzone. First Easton Press edition thus. A title in the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series, Collector’s Edition. No previous ownership marks. Covers and gilt edges flawless. A clean, square, unmarked copy, like new. Fine.