September 23, 2021 10:00 EDT

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 48
 

48

[Children's & Illustrated] [Rackham, Arthur] Wagner, Richard
The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie

London: William Heinemann/New York: Doubleday Page & Co., 1910. First and limited deluxe edition, #526/1,150 numbered copies, signed by Rackham. 4to. ix, (i), 159, (1) pp. Translated from the German by Margaret Armour. Illustrated with mounted color frontispiece with captioned tissue guard, 33 mounted color plates, each with captioned tissue guards, and numerous black and white in-text illustrations, by Rackham. Original deluxe full vellum, stamped in gilt, original ties intact, scattered minor soiling to boards and spine; top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; front hinge worn and starting; ownership signature at head of front free endpaper; scattered spotting and darkening to text leaves. Riall p. 103; Latimore & Haskell p. 37

Sold for $1,386
Estimated at $400 - $600


 

London: William Heinemann/New York: Doubleday Page & Co., 1910. First and limited deluxe edition, #526/1,150 numbered copies, signed by Rackham. 4to. ix, (i), 159, (1) pp. Translated from the German by Margaret Armour. Illustrated with mounted color frontispiece with captioned tissue guard, 33 mounted color plates, each with captioned tissue guards, and numerous black and white in-text illustrations, by Rackham. Original deluxe full vellum, stamped in gilt, original ties intact, scattered minor soiling to boards and spine; top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; front hinge worn and starting; ownership signature at head of front free endpaper; scattered spotting and darkening to text leaves. Riall p. 103; Latimore & Haskell p. 37

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