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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 27

    WAGNER, Richard (1813-83). The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie ... translated by Margaret Armour. London: William Heinemann, 1910. 4°. Half title, 34 mounted coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (some very light spotting to a few leaves). Original pictorial vellum gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (lacks ties), slipcase. Provenance: "Rachel, Xmas 1910" (signature on front free endpaper). NUMBER 328 OF 1,150 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Hudson p.169; Latimore & Haskell p.37; Riall p.103. Please see lot 113 for Rackham's original watercolour for the plate facing p.32.

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    WAGNER, Richard (1813-83). The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie ... translated by Margaret Armour. London: William Heinemann, 1910. 4°. Half title, 34 mounted coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (some very light spotting to a few leaves). Original pictorial vellum gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (lacks ties), slipcase. Provenance: "Rachel, Xmas 1910" (signature on front free endpaper). NUMBER 328 OF 1,150 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Hudson p.169; Latimore & Haskell p.37; Riall p.103. Please see lot 113 for Rackham's original watercolour for the plate facing p.32.

    With the same author's Siegfried & the Twilight of the Gods (London, 1911, original pictorial vellum, NUMBER 588 OF 1,150 COPIES). (2)


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