The Ring of the Nibelungs, A Trilogy with a Prelude, 2 Volumes by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Translated into the English by Margaret Armour. Published by Easton Press in 2001. Collector's Edition, part of the Collector's Library of Famous Editions. Laid in with the book is the Notes from the Archives 4-page pamphlet that accompanies each volume. Volume I: The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie, Volume II: Siegfried & The Twighlight of the Gods. Now these volumes are out of print and rare.
With prelude written by Wagner - Many gorgeous illustrations by Arthur Rackham.Red leather with gilt emboss on fc and spine. Three raised ribs on spine. Silk ribbon marker. Silk moire endpapers. All page edges gilt. Full color page illustrations of original Rackham illustrations. Book measures 7 1/4" x 9 3/4" - In excellent condition, like new!