1910 - The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie, Arthur Rackham Illustrated, First U.S. Edition
By Richard Wagner
Translated By Margaret Armour
Illustrated By Arthur Rackham
Published 1910. 1st U.S. Edition
William Heinemann, London/ Doubleday, Page & Co., New York
Highly decorative illustrated gilt detail to cover on teal blue cloth cover, tipped-in color-plate frontispiece with tissue guard, 35 total tipped in color-plates with tissue guards throughout, high quality paper pages, numerous black & white drawings, light wear to spine edges/ corners, decorated endpapers. Very good condition.
Size: 7 1/2” x 10”
Arthur Rackham was was on the leading and most acclaimed illustrators of his time during the “Golden Age” of British book illustrations. His use of water color to create fairytale like characters along with other ethereal characters has stood among the top.
A stunning collectible piece for any collection which is so beautiful inside & out!