Unpaginated. Publisher's original gilt-decorated grey cloth. Wear to spine ends with small tear to cloth near head of spine. Spine gilt dulled. Ink mark to one plate. Pictorial endpapers. Printed on heavy grey stock. Two-colour illustrations & decorations to each leaf. Tipped-in colour plates by Willy Pogany. Now protected in a clear archival wrapper. View More...
London, William Heinemann 1910 / 1911: 1910
Edition: First Editions
Book number: 55290
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-col... View More...
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