WAGNER'S RING CYCLE
The magnificent 1910 and 1911 illustrated editions of Wagner's Ring Cycle - featuring all 64 full-color illustrations by the great Arthur Rackham.
The epic tales and legends in one of the true highlights of the great master’s career, Rackham's Ring Cycle is offered in a two-volume Deluxe Limited Edition set of 800, recreating the rare first editions dating back over 100 years!
Each book in this stunning matching set is bound in genuine ivory-colored leather that emulates the velum of the rare original. The pages are gilded with a gleaming gold finish to match the 22kt accents on the cover. Fabric end-sheets provide both beauty and sturdiness. Each full-color illustration is hand-tipped into the book and protected by a translucent overlay - a virtually lost process in contemporary book production.
2-volume set in one shipment. Actual size of books are 9" x 11"
- Bound in genuine leather.
- Accented in 22kt gold.
- Gilded page ends.
- Fabric end sheets.
- Satin ribbon page marker.
- Pages that are Smyth-sewn into the binding.
- Printed and bound in the USA. Imported materials.
- Heavy duty binding boards enhance the book’s durability.
- Superbly printed on acid-neutral paper that lasts for generations.
- Superb craftsmanship and commitment to quality.
About the Artist
Arthur Rackham (1867 - 1939) ranks among the greatest illustrators in English literary history. His first editions are prizes for collectors, with many selling for several thousands, and even tens of thousands, of dollars.
This Easton Press Deluxe Edition is printed on archival quality, acid-neutral paper specially milled for this edition that conforms to all guidelines established for permanence and durability by the Council of Library Resources and the American National Standards Institute.