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London: The Sign of the Unicorn Press, 1897-1900

The period covered by Arts:Search is 1897-1900 Available soon

Published in two series. First series (1897-1896) subtitled A Quarterly Containing Examples of All the Arts; New series (1898-1900) subtitled "An illustrated magazine and review of literature, music, architecture and the graphic arts". Each issue of the first series is divided into four distinct sections – Architecture; Literature; Drawing, Painting, and Engraving; and Music. The second series isn’t divided into sections, but merges the different art mediums. Literary contributors included Laurence Binyon, Laurence Housman, Gleeson White, W.B. Yeats, Maurice Maeterlinck, T. Sturge Moore, Charles J. Holmes, Roger Fry, Alice Meynell, Louis Barsac, Arthur Symons. Artists whose work is discussed or illustrated include Edward Craig, Alan Wright, Paul Woodruffe, G.F. Watts, William Strang, J.J. Guthrie, Frank Mura, Philip Connard, and Edward Calvert.

See: David Peters Corbett. Symbolism in British ‘Little Magazines’: The Dial (1889-97), The Pageant (1896-7), and The Dome (1897-1900 in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines. Volume 1: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955, edited by Peter Brooker and Andrew Thacker. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009 pp.111-119

James Thorpe. English Illustration in the Nineties. London: Faber & Faber1935 pp.195-197