Dark green leather, 281 of 500, signed by Russell. Book is in great shape, clean and sharp all around, essentially as new. Oversized - Shipping May be More. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. LONG SOLD OUT. OUT OF PRINT
Title: The Ring of the Nibelung, Volume One
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Publication Date: 2002
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: Limited Edition.
Book Description B. Schott's Sohne, Mainz, 1876. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Hardcover. 6 5/8" X 4 5/8". 75pp, 84pp, 98pp, 86pp, plus 24pp ads. Text in German. Extra-illustrated throughout with ephemera announcing many 1890s productions of the opera, as well as newspaper clippings and images of the author and actors, among others. Green cloth over limp boards, with upper board and spine lettered in gilt, with Ouroboros stamped in gilt to upper board. Moderate edgewear to binding, with small tears to cloth at extremities and light scattered rubbing. Front hinge tender. Toning to endpapers. Rear free endpaper loose and laid in. Binding remains sound. Handwritten notes in German throughout. A unique, extra-illustrated, and quite handsome 1876 copy of the libretti to Wagner's famous opera The Ring of the Nibelung. Seller Inventory # 3235