The Dome: An Illustrated Magazine and Review of Literature, Music, Architecture, and the Graphic ... The Dome: An Illustrated Magazine and Review of Literature, Music, Architecture, and the Graphic ...

The Dome: An Illustrated Magazine and Review of Literature, Music, Architecture, and the Graphic Arts; Volume One of the New Series [Oct., Nov., Dec. 1898]

Yeats, W.B.; Housman, Laurence;

Published by Sign of the Unicorn, London, 1898
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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iv, 202, [3], 208-271, [1] p. (many leaves of plates included in page count), 4 leaves of plates (not included in page count): music, illustrations; 23 cm. Contemporary dark blue cloth with gilt-stamped title and publication information on spine and both boards. The theme of much of these issues in this volume is art, with reflections on and reproductions of art by Utamaro, Emil Orlik, William Strang, Albrecht Altdorfer, G. Ter Borch, and Althea Gyles. Contents also include: poems by Heinrich Heine and Christina Rossetti set to music by Harold Thorp; A Capful of Moonshine (part of Moonshine & Clover) by Laurence Housman; "Stimmen der Winternacht" [poem] by Oscar A.H. Schmitz; 4 woodcuts by Gordon Craig: Bussy d'Amboise, Portrait of Henry Irving, Walt Whitman, and Ellen Terry; the 1st appearance of two works by W.B. Yeats, his poem "Song of Mongan" later titled "Mongan thinks of his Past Greatness" and his essay "A Symbolic Artist and the Coming of Symbolic Art"; Jeypore: An Impression by Israfel [Gertrude Reese Hudson]; 4 illustrations and a poem by Althea Gyles (the subject of the Yeats essay); The Pensioner [color print from 3 wood blocks] by Emil Orlik; two one-act plays by J.E. Woodmeald: At the Sign of the Postboy's Horn and Snowed Up; poems by Ethel Wheeler, Fiona Macleod, Nora Hopper; "A Ballad of Thieves by Wildrid Wilson Gibson; A Posteriori: A Christmas Story by Lilian Quiller-Couch; and Desdemona's Song from Othello set to music by Joseph S. Moorat. Lacking two photogravure plates: The Merchant George Gisze [after a painting by Holbein] and The Concert [after a painting by Gerhard Ter Borch]; otherwise in Very Good Condition: corners bumped; lightly rubbed; slight indentation in the center of top and bottom edges of both boards; pp. 97-98 detached but present; otherwise clean and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 003033

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Title: The Dome: An Illustrated Magazine and Review...

Publisher: Sign of the Unicorn, London

Publication Date: 1898

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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