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    Rackham's Illustrations of Wagner's Ring Cycle

    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Richard Wagner. The Ring of the Nibelung in Two Limited Volumes, including: The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie. London: Heinemann, 1910. First edition. Number 28 of 1,150 numbered copies signed by Rackham. Quarto. ix, 160 pages. Thirty-four tipped-in color plates.[and:] Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods. London: Heinemann, 1911. First edition. Number 861 of 1,150 numbered copies signed by Rackham. Quarto. ix, 182 pages. Thirty tipped-in color plates. Uniformly bound in full dark blue polished morocco over boards. Gilt fillets to boards. Raised bands; gilt borders to compartments, gilt lettering to spines. Top edges gilt. Housed in sumptuous custom velvet-lined full morocco conservation cases by Asprey. Near fine.

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    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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