Henry the Leper (fair copy, Huntington Library)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Henry the Leper
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1846
Type of Manuscript: draft
Collation: 67 pages
Note: The text is transcribed on the rectos of the notebook pages.
Scribe: DGR
Corrector: DGR


Current Location: Huntington Library
Catalog Number: HM6087


  • Trent, William P., ed., Henry the Leper (Der Arme Heinrich) paraphrased by Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1905

Scholarly Commentary


This fair copy manuscript was printer's copy for the first publication of the poem in volume II of WMR's 1886 first Collected Edition of DGR's works. In 1905 it was published again, with a facsimile of the manuscript and an editorial introduction by William P. Trent, by the Bibliophile Society for the then owner of the manuscript, the collector W. K. Bixby. When Bixby's library was later sold off it passed to the Huntington Library, where it now resides.

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Source File: 1-1846.huntms.rad.xml
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