Hardcover, small quarto bound in full red leather, heavily decorated in gilt. Smyth-sewn binding with 22kt gold accents, archival-quality acid-neutral paper, page edges gilded on three sides, moire fabric endsheets and a satin-ribbon place marker mark this as a quality edition, one of Easton Press’s Collector’s Edition of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. Illustrated with color frontispiece and line drawings in text. Introduction by Carl Van Doren. First edition thus. Blank, unused Easton Pres book-plate laid-in loose. No marks, writing or wear. An unread copy, clean, square and unmarked in as new condition. Fine. Scans sent on request.