RACKHAM, Arthur (illustrator). Richard WAGNER. The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie with Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods. London, William Heinemann. 1910 and 1911.
4to.; 2 volumes; both volumes bound in original brown buckram, elaborately decorated in gilt to upper covers, top edges brown, pictorial endpapers; pp. [ix] + 159; [ix] + 181; illustrated with 64 fine mounted coloured plates set on heavier stock and guarded by captioned tissues, illustrated title-pages and vignettes in line; an unusually bright, near fine, set, both externally and internally, with slight fading and tiny marking to spines, internally remarkably fresh, without inscriptions.
First editions illustrated by Rackham, issued over two years but designed as a pair.