Lot 79 of 377:
Rackham illustrates Wagner's Ring, in Swedish  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$216
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Swedish edition of Wagner's Ring Cycle illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Author:
Wagner, Richard
Place:
Stockholm
Publisher:
P.A. Nordstedt & Söners Fölag
Date:
1910-1911
Description:

4 volumes. Illustrated with a total of 64 tipped-in color plates by Arthur Rackham; tissue guards. (4to) 25x17.7 cm (9¾x7"), cream cloth pictorial stamped & lettered in gilt. Each one of 500 copies, with differing copy numbers. First Swedish Edition.

Scarce Swedish edition of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung.

Comprises:

  • Rhenbuldet. 17 plates. [1910]. 
  • Valkyrjan. 17 plates. [1910].
  • Sigfrid. 15 plates. [1911].
  • Ragnarök. 15 plates. [1911].
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Minor finger-soiling to cloth; mounts a bit darkened, some offsetting from them to text leaves, darkening to endpapers; still near fine.
 
Item number:
302196a
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