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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

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1910 / 1911: 1910

Edition: First Editions

Book number: 55290

Condition: Good


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 ligh... View more info

Image for 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

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

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1914 / 1911: 1910

Book number: 57967

Condition: Very Good


Volume I is a 1914 new impression. Volume II is a 1911 first edition. Original gilt-stamped light brown buckram. Minor marks to boards.Gilt bright. Clean internally, with occasional light foxing. 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. View more info

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Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods (The Ring of the Niblung Vol. 2)

By: Wagner, Richard and translated by Margaret Armour

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1911: 1910

Book number: 58444

Condition: Very Good


x., 184 pp. 30 tipped in colour illustrations with captioned tissue guards. Original gilt-stamped light brown buckram. Minor marks to boards. Small light patch at the base of the spine from a removed label, and a presentation bookplate on the front pastedown poorly skretched out. Gilt bright. Clean internally, with occasional light foxing. Illustrations by Arthur Rackram. Plates complete. Contains the playtext of Wagner's mammoth opera. Illustrated with headpieces. C... View more info

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Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods (The Ring of the Niblung Vol. 2)

By: Wagner, Richard and translated by Margaret Armour

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1924: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 58445

Condition: Very Good


Part two of the Ring cycle. x, 184 pp. Publisher's grey cloth with dark blue decoration & lettering to front board & spine. Slight bubbling to cloth. Gilt school device of Leys School to front board & prize bookplate to front pastedown. Slight spotting. With 30 tissue-guarded tipped-in colour illustrations by Arthur Rackram. Plates complete. Contains the playtext of Wagner's mammoth opera. Illustrated with headpieces. Characters' names in gothic font. View more info