Tannhüser : a dramatic poem / by Richard Wagner; freely translated in poetic narrative form by T.W. Rolleston; presented by Willy Pogány.
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Place of origin
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Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire
 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 8vo. Copy number 522 added to note of limited edition. Provenance: Twentieth-century armorial bookplate, signed G.S. 1924: ‘Urban Huttleston Rogers Broughton’ [i.e.: Huttleston Rogers Broughton, 1st Lord Fairhaven (1896-1966)]. Binding: Twentieth-century full red morocco over boards; elaborately gilt sides, with inlaid green morocco border, gilt tooling and fillets for form outer and inner borders and a central panel with leaf, floral and heart motifs on upper board; gilt-panelled lower board; gilt-panelled spine with rose tools; gilt-tooled spine title: 'Tannhäuser a dramatic poem'; sewn onto five raised bands; green morocco and gilt tooling inside covers; gilt fillet on board edges; gilt textblock edges. Binder's stamp: Bumpus Ltd. 350 Oxford St W.
Makers and roles
Richard Wagner (1813-1883), author Willy Pogány (1882-1955), illustrator Thomas William Hazen Rolleston (1857-1920), translator