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Tannhäuse / a dramatic poem by Richard Wagner; freely translated in poetic narrative form by T.W. Rolleston; presented by Willy Pogány

Wilhelm Richard Wagner

RA Collection: Book

Record number

13/405

Author

Imprint

London: G. G. Harrap & Co., [1911]

Physical Description

[244] p. : ill. (some col.). ; 29 cm.

General Note

"The letterpress and line illustrations lithographed by Vincent Brooks, Day and Sons Ltd. London, the four-colour plates printed by Henry Stone and Son Ltd. Banbury. A.D. MCMXI." [colophon].
Text printed in black and red (and green on title page) on tinted paper. Text in handwritten cursive hand.
12 mounted colour plates and numerous other line drawings. Colour illustated frontis and title page, colour illustrated endpapers and inside covers.

Binding Note

Limp purple suede binding with gilt illustration on front cover.

Subject

Illustrated books
19th-century plays
opera

Contributors

Willy Pogány, illustrator
Thomas William H. Rolleston, translator
Vincent Brooks, Day and Sons Ltd, lithographer, letterpress printer
Henry Stone & Son Limited (Banbury), printer