The Tale of Lohengrin (Signed Limited Edition)
London: Harrap, 1913.
London: Harrap, 1913. First thus. Deluxe limited edition, this copy number 34 of 525 copies signed by the illustrator. Publisher's vellum stamped in gilt to spine and front board. Top edge gilt. Pictorial endpapers. Measuring 280 x 190mm and profusely illustrated throughout in color and black and white. Boards slightly bowed with minor toning. Internally clean. A Near Fine copy without the scarce publisher's slipcase.
Inspired by Wagner's haunting opera, The Tale of Lohengrin follows the titular knight, son of Percival, on his mission to rescue a damsel in distress. Here brought to life with Pogany's stirring visuals, which highlight the romance and darkness inherent to chivalric epics. Near Fine (Item #5692)