The ring of the Niblung : a trilogy with a prelude / by Richard Wagner ; translated into English by Margaret Armour ; [illustrated by Arthur Rackham].
|Main Author:||Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.|
|Related Names:||Chalat, Ned I. , former owner., Chalat, Joann , former owner., Rackham, Arthur 1867-1939, illustrator., Armour, Margaret , translator.|
[London : William Heinemann ; 1910-11]
Myths and legends.
Publisher's advertisement facing title page lists 5 books illustrated by Rackham.
The two volumes are divided into four parts: Prelude: The Rhinegold; First day of the trilogy: The Valkyrie; Second day of the trilogy: Siegfried; Third day of the trilogy: The Twilight of the gods.
Bound in tan buckram with gilt pictorial stamping and gilt lettering on cover and spine.
Each plate accompanied by tissue-guardsheet with descriptive letterpress.
Title pages illustrated in dark-gold and black; chapter heading illustrations; tailpieces; endpapers illustrated in orange and white.
Vol. 1: ix, , 159,  p.,  leaves of mounted col. plates ; v. 2: ix, , 181,  p.,  leaves of mounted col. plates.
Imprint from special title pages of vols. 1 and 2.
Colophon: Printed by Ballantyne & Company Ltd., Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London.
Illustrator statement from cover of vol. 1.
First trade edition. Cf. Riall.
2 v. :
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