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Hardback, 10 x 7.5 inches. Brown buckram cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front and decorative gilt pictorial illustration to front board. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition. A couple of marks and fading to spine with some fading along edge of rear board. Some minor rubbing to boards, corners slightly bumped. Endpapers clean and free of inscriptions. Some minor foxing spots to preliminary pages and last page. Some slight darkening to immediate pages after plates. A couple of minor handling marks, Else a clean and tight copy. 160pp; 34 colour & mounted plates by Rackham with captioned tissue guards. B&W title page vignette and decorative head and tailpieces. The Rhinegold illustrations were a grand achievement in the continuing evolution of the artist’s style. Unlike many of his other books, his Wagnerian illustrations were not geared to a child audience.
Title: The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie. The Ring of Niblung, A Trilogy with a Prelude by Richard Wagner. 1. Translated by Margaret Armour.
Categories: Illustrated Books,
Publisher: London, William Heinemann, 1910 1st:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 80277
Keywords: Illustrated Books ARTHUR RACKHAM, RICHARD WAGNER, Rhinegold, The Valkyrie, Margaret Armour, illustrations, William Heinemann, 1910 1st, The Ring of Niblung, A Trilogy with a Prelude by Richard Wagner, 1, 34 colour plates,