Octavo. Full blindstamped red cloth with titling gilt, upper edge gilt. 1f. (half-title, with advertisement to verso), [i] (blank), [i] (illustrated frontispiece), 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), 1f. (table of contents), 1f. (list of illustrations), xi-[xviii] (foreword), - pp.With 4 illustrations by Franz Stassen incorporating musical quotations from Parsifal; red decorative initials to the beginning of each of three parts.Boards slightly rubbed; occasional soiling, creasing, underlining in blue ink; inner margin of front free endpaper slightly defective. Parsifal was first performed at the Festspielhaus in Bayreuth on July 26, 1882. Oliver Huckel (1864-1940) was an American writer and theologian who often wrote on Wagner.A leading German practitioner of art nouveau style, graphic artist Franz Stassen (1869-1949) was best known for his illustrations of Goethe's Faust, Dante's Divine Comedy, and Wagner's operas. He was a close friend of Wagner's son, Siegfried. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Parsifal A Mystical Drama. Retold in the ...
Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co
Publication Date: 1910
Book Description ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from 1903 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Original publisher: Crowell, 1903. Seller Inventory # 154371522
Book Description Thomas Crowell, New York, 1903. Hardcover. Music; opera; fine printing; [xviii], 71p.; 19.9cm; red blind stamped cloth; small spot on back cover; gilt lettering; top edge gilt; glue residue on front endpaper; Oliver Huckel 1864-1940; frontis.; illus. listed after Contents; printed by Daniel Berkeley Updike 1860-1941, Merrymount Press, Boston; maybe book design, penciled signature on front flyleaf by Bruce Rogers 1870-1957. Book. Seller Inventory # 3618baL