New York: The Illustrated Modern Library , 1946. First edition thus. Hardcover. 8vo. Quarter black cloth over orange paper boards with a pictorial acetate wrapper lettered in green; grey topstain. Illustrated with a frontispiece, a drawing on the title page, a few in-text drawings, and several double-page color plates by Salvadore Dali. Translated by Peter Motteux. The first edition of Dali's illustrated Don Quixote. Cervantes' classic tale of a romantic buffoon is brought to life by Dali's surreal, bright depictions of the book's comic moments. Very Good. Item #00009589
Rubbing to the bottom edges of the boards and a name on the front pastedown; wrapper shows moderate edge wear including two tiny tears.