Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 505

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
(RACKHAM, ARTHUR.) Wagner, Richard. Rhinegold and the Valkyrie * Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods. Together, 2 Limited Signed Editions. 34 and 30 tipped-in color plates by Arthur Rackham with lettered tissue guards, respectively. 4to, original gilt-pictorial vellum, slightly bowed, joints starting, ties renewed with yellow ribbon; top edges trimmed and gilt, others uncut, scattered usual offsetting and light foxing. London and New York, 1910; 1911

Additional Details

first limited editions. both numbered 938, of 1150 copies. Laid into Rhinegold is an announcement for an exhibition of original Rackham watercolors for the Ring Cycle set to be held at The Leicester Galleries, London, October 15-November 12th, 1910. Printed in red on 8 1/2x6 1/4-inch sheet. Latimore & Haskell 37.