The Ring of the Niblung : A Trilogy with a Prelude. In two Volumes; 1: The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie; Vol. 2: Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods

By: Wagner, Richard and translated by Margaret Armour

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Both volumes are first editions published 1910 & 1911. Original gilt-stamped light brown buckram. Wear & chipping to heads of spines and hinge of volume 1. Boards slightly marked. Illustrations by Arthur Rackram with 36 tipped-in colour plates in volume 1 and 30 in volume 2. Plates complete. Contains the playtext of Wagner's mammoth opera. Illustrated with headpieces. Characters' names in gothic font. Early ink name to first blank. Clean internally, with occasional light foxing. Loosely laid in is the exhibition sheet for The Leicester Galleries 1910 exhibition of Rackham's original water-colours.

Title: The Ring of the Niblung : A Trilogy with a Prelude. In two Volumes; 1: The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie; Vol. 2: Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods

Author Name: Wagner, Richard and translated by Margaret Armour

Illustrator: Rackham, Arthur

Categories: Illustrated,

Edition: First Editions

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1910 / 1911: 1910

Binding: Gilt Decorated Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Size: 4to. Illustrated

Book number: 55290

Keywords: Opera,the,Ring,Cycle,Wagner,Rackham