The Tale of Lohengrin

Knight of the Swan after the drama of Richard Wagner told by T. W. Rolleston

POGANY, Willy

POGANY, Willy The Tale of Lohengrin Knight of the Swan after the drama of Richard Wagner told by T. W. Rolleston

Harrap, 1913.

First edition, deluxe issue, number 312 of 525 copies, SIGNED by the artist. 4to. Bound in original full white vellum with gilt titles and vignettes to the upper cover and spine. Top edge gilt and other edges untrimmed. Wonderfully illustrated from cover to cover, pictorial endpapers, half title and title page. Plus 8 mounted colour plates, many full page printed colour illustrations, full page black and white drawings and beautiful calligraphy. An absolutely stunning production in fine condition, crisp and fresh.

Whether you are a Wagnerian, a fan of Arthurian literature, a lover of beautiful bindings or simply a fan of illustration and calligraphy this book is a delight from beginning to end.
Based on an ancient German Arthurian legend Lohengrin, son of Parzival (Percival), is a knight of the Holy Grail sent in a boat pulled by swans to rescue a maiden who can never ask his identity.

Stock ID: 39247

£1,750.00

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