Wagner’s Ring Cycle, 2 Volumes
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition - 253 of 800
This is a beautiful limited edition recreation of the original 1910 and 1911 Arthur Rackham illustrated editions of Wagner’s Ring Cycle “The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie” and Siegfried and the Twilights of the Gods” published by the Easton Press with a limitation of 800 hand number copies with this being number 253. From the publisher, “One of the great Rackham masterpieces. The epic tales and legends depicted in Wagner’s Ring Cycle come to life in 64 breathtaking illustrations by the inimitable Arthur Rackham. One of the true highlights of the great master’s career, Rackham's Ring Cycle is offered here in a two-volume Deluxe Limited Edition set recreating the rare first editions dating back over 100 years!”
Housed in a specially designed illustrated slipcase, each book measures 11” x 9” and features the tissue guarded illustrations of Arthur Rackham as well as the usual Easton Press fineries of premium leather covers, marbled endpapers, gold gilding and gilting, and built in satin bookmarks.
The books and slipcase are in FINE condition.
A photograph of the books and slipcase as well as stock photographs of a few illustrations from the books appear in the photo section of the listing.