The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie

By Richard Wagner, Translated into English by Margaret Armour

RACKHAM, Arthur / WAGNER, Richard

DELUXE ISSUE IN PUBLISHER'S SPECIAL BINDING

RACKHAM, Arthur The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie By Richard Wagner, Translated into English by Margaret Armour

Heinemann, 1910.

First edition, deluxe issue. 4to. Bound in the publisher's special binding of full velvet suede yapp. Top edge gilt and silk page markers. Marbled endpapers. Thirty four colour plates mounted onto brown art paper and protected by tissue guards with printed captions. In addition to the colour plates are numerous line drawings in the text. A near fine example of this rare edition, not recorded in Riall. Suede in excellent condition, although with spine darkened, and contents extremely fresh.

Wagner's epic tale of dwarves, Gods and heroes allowed Rackham the chance to draw on the German art which inspired him so greatly.

Stock ID: 38463

£950.00

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