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(POGÁNY, Willy.) WAGNER, Richard.

Tannhäuser....

A Dramatic Poem. Freely translated in poetic narrative form by T. W. Rolleston.

Availability: In stock

Published: London G. G. Harrap & Co., 1911

Stock Code: 128817

£950
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First trade edition, first impression, of this richly and intricately illustrated work. 525 signed copies were also issued.

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Description

Tall quarto (268 x 180 mm). Near-contemporary red full morocco by Bayntun (Riviere), titles to spine in gilt in compartments, gilt single rule frames to covers, turn-ins tooled in gilt, red marbled endpapers, all edges gilt.

Illustrations

Colour frontispiece with mounted colour plate, 16 tipped-in colour plates, illustrated half-title and title page, 43 full page lithographic prints, numerous woodcuts to text, all printed in orange, green, and black, on grey, heavy stock, paper.

Condition

Minor rubbing to spine ends, tiny nick to foot of gutter of front endpapers, slight abrasion to gutter of frontispiece and title page; a near-fine copy.

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