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Rackham's Ring of the Niblung  

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The Ring of the Niblung

Wagner, Richard

New York

Doubleday, Page



viii, 342 pp. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. Illustrated with 26 full-color plates by Arthur Rackham with printed tissue-guards. 24.8x18.8 cm (9¾x7¼"), green cloth-backed gilt-decorated boards, lettered in gilt.

The first Rackham illustrated edition was published in 1911 and contained 30 tipped-in color plates; this copy is a later printing, issued with only 26 plates and not tipped-in. Contains the stories: The Rhinegold, The Valkyrie, Siegfried, and The Twilight of the Gods.

Lot Amendments

Light bumps at ends of somewhat darkened spine, some soil to boards, lettering flaking at heel; occasional light foxing; very good or better.

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