The Dome 5: a Quarterly Published at the Unicorn Press

Oldmeadow, Ernest J (Ed)

Published by Unicorn Press, 1898
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Published May Day 1898 by the Unicorn Press this No 5 issue of the Dome is studded with contributions from the literary heavyweights of the time including Laurence Binyon, Arthur Symons, W B Yeats, Fiona Macleod and others plus drawings, engravings, musical samples; 1st edition, 8vo, 70pp plus illustrations; paper-covered boards were never a good idea and this copy demonstrates why with wear to edges and corners and spine tips, dusty, and generally showing all of its 110 years; G Copy. The Dome published in London at 7 Cecil Court by the Unicorn Press and subtitled consecutively "A Quarterly Containing Examples of All the Arts" and "An Illustrated Monthly Magazine and Review" was a literary periodical associated with the "Nineties" scene, edited by Ernest J. Oldmeadow. It ran for three years, from March 1897 to July 1900. It is usually considered to be the last more or less successful attempt to deliver a valuable literary magazine with a considerable circulation, yet working from an Aestheticist rationale. Even more than its more predecessors The Yellow Book and The Savoy (which mostly focussed on literature), The Dome dealt with both visual and verbal art, and it also covered music and theatre. It was known for its in-depth studies of painters which rose above the level of mere appreciations, and often championed promising talents such as Edward Elgar (Wikipedia) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Dome 5: a Quarterly Published at the ...
Publisher: Unicorn Press
Publication Date: 1898
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.

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