The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie. Richard Wagner, Arthur Rackham.
The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie
The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie
The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie
The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie
The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie
The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie
The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie
The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie

The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie

Hardcover, London: William Heinemann, 1910. Very Good. Signed by Arthur Rackham. Limited edition bound in full vellum and signed and numbered by Rackham. Limited to 1,150 copies, this is number 175. Illustrated with 34 color plates tipped onto heavy brown paper. I've personally collated this book, all illustrations present and they retain their guards. Illustrations bright, clean, and beautiful. This book has its silk tie. Advertisement for an exhibition of Rackham's original watercolors laid in. The exhibition took place October 15 - November 12, 1910 at The Leicester Galleries in London and featured Rackham's original watercolor drawings for this book. Vellum binding has some age yellowing and darkening, most noticeable to spine. Gold decorations bright. Front cover has some rubbing below the main decoration. Pastedowns and endpapers have age spotting, many of the guards also have spotting - illustrations clean. This book comes in its own custom clamshell box provided by the previous owner. Tan box with a red and gold spine label. Clamshell box is NF and will protect the book from all future light and shelf rubbing. Ships same or next business day very well packaged. Please note this is an oversized, thick, and heavy book in its own oversize custom box - Expedited/Priority Mail will require extra shipping charges in addition to the charges quoted by this site, International shipping will require significant and substaintial extra charges. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Illustrator. [Item #80022]

Price: $985.00

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