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West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

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Wagner, Nine Wagner Operas in four Volumes.

Wagner, Nine Wagner Operas in four Volumes.

Wagner, Richard / Corder, H.&F. (translators). Text Books / Librettos for Nine Wagner Operas bound in four Volumes. Consisting of: Vol.1: Das Rheingold (The Rhine-Gold) & Die Walküre (The Valkyrie) / Vol.2: Siegfried & Götterdämmerung (The Dusk of the Gods) / Vol.3: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The Master-Singers of Nuremberg) / Vol.4: Parsifal / Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg / Der Fliegende Holländer / Rienzi, der letzte der Tribunen. Volumes 1-3 in GERMAN & ENGLISH. Volume 4 Plays are in GERMAN only! Four uniform volumes. Mainz (Mayence) & Dresden, B.Shott’s Soehne & C.F. Meser. 1882, 1882, 1880, ND. c. 16 x 10 cm. Vol. 1: 75 & 75, 84 & 84 pages. Vol.2: 98 & 98, 86 & 86 pages. Vol. 3: 135 & viii, 135 pages. Vol. 4: 62, 42, 40 & 48 pages. Uniform red morroco with gilt titles on front boards. Blind and gilt line decorations. Name of previous owner (‘Queenie Mason’) on all four front boards in gilt. Decorative end papers. Very good condition. Some shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Edges dust dulled. Some plays slightly age darkened. Name of previous owner neatly inscribed. A very nice set in uniform bindings.

Languages explained further:

Volumes 1 & 2 show the German and English Texts side by side.
Volume 3 contains the ‘Meistersinger’ first in German, followed by the English translation.
Volume 4 contains only the German versions of Parsifal, Tannhäuser, Der fliegende Holländer and Rienzi.

Our price: EUR 240,-- 

Wagner, Six Wagner Operas in four Volumes.
Wagner, Six Wagner Operas in four Volumes.

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