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[ARTHUR RACKHAM] – WAGNER, R. Het Rijngoud. Voorspel tot de trilogie De Ring van den Neveling [..]. – De Walkure. Eerste dag van de trilogie [..]. – Siegfried. Tweede dag van de trilogie [..]. – Godenschemering. Derde dag van de trilogie [..].

Metrische vertaling van Willem Kloos. Amsterdam, Van Holkema & Warendorf, 1911-1912. Tog. 4 vols. With 64 tipped-in col. plates & num. vignettes (incl. head- & tail-pieces) after Arthur Rackham. 4to, orig. (almost unif.) dec. gilt(-lettered) chagrin (2x) & orig. (not unif.) dec. gilt(-lettered) cloth (bound by i.a. Elias P. van Bommel). – Added: 1 other by J.W. VON GOETHE (“Goethes Faust. Der Tragödie erster Teil [..]”. Berlin, Dietrich Reimer/ Ernst Vohsen, 1920. With 15 tipped-in plates after Peter von Cornelius).

¶ Ad 1-4: All vols. printed on handmade paper of which vols. 2-4 in a limited edition (in an unspecified number of copies). Vols. 3-4 one of an unspecified number of copies of the DE-LUXE EDITION bound in FULL CHAGRIN. Complete set of the Dutch translation in verses by Willem Kloos (1859-1938) of the librettos by the German composer Richard Wagner (1813-1883) for his opera cycle “Der Ring des Nibelungen” illustrated by the English artist Arthur Rackham (1867-1939). – A few imperfections to the bindings (partly rubbed/ worn along extremities, top of spine of vol. 3 dam./ chipped). Sl. foxed/ browned (throughout), but nevertheless in good condition.

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