Poems. (Privately Printed.): First Trial Book (Fitzwilliam Museum, early proof)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Document Title: Poems. (Privately Printed)
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Printer: Strangeways and Walden
City of publication: London
Date of publication: 1869 September 30 (21 September - 2 October)
Note on Publication: These are an integral set of an early proof of the first trial book. As the cover note by Charles Fairfax Murray
indicates, the proof was given to him by Mrs. Morris (and subsequently bequeathed to the Fitzwilliam by Murray).
Current Location: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Note: Acquired by the library in October 1917 by bequest of Charles Fairfax
Murray; previously owned by Jane Morris.
Point: 8 point
Dimensions of Document: crown octavo, 18.2 x 12 cm
The Ashley Catalogue, I. 71-72.
- Fraser, “The Rossetti Collection of Janet Camp Troxell”, 162.
The Trial Book Fallacy, 186.
- Troxell, “The Trial Books”, 184-185.
The Ashley Library, VIII. 171-176.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1