Description

    Signed Limited Editions of the Ring Cycle

    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Richard Wagner. The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie [and] Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods. The Ring of the Niblung. A Trilogy with a Prelude by Richard Wagner. Translated into English by Margret Armour. London: William Heineman, 1910-11. Edition de luxes, each one limited to 1,150 copies signed by Rackham. Two quarto volumes, different limitation numbers. Illustrated throughout with a total of sixty-four tipped-in color plates with descriptive tissue guards and twenty-three black and white drawings. Publisher's full vellum. Boards decoratively stamped in gilt. Boards and spines lettered in gilt. Silk ties. Top edges gilt, others uncut. Bindings rubbed, Siegfried browned and a bit soiled, hinges cracking, Rhinegold has a bookplate and bookseller's ticket. Housed in a later cloth slipcase with several pieces of tape on one panel. Overall, a good set.

    Latimore and Haskell, 37-38. Riall, 103, 109.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    8th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 727

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 March 17 Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $852,131