Poems. A New Edition (1881), proof Signature C (Delaware Museum, revise proof, author's copy)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Poems. A New Edition
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Publisher: F. S. Ellis
Printer: Strangeways and Walden
City of publication: London
Date of publication: 1881 May 15
Pre-Publication Information: proof
Pagination: 17-32
Issue: 1
Authorization: DGR
Collation: C 8


Current Location: Library, Delaware Art Museum

Physical Description

Point: 10 point; 6 point leading
Font: roman
Lines per Page: 22
Margin top: 2 cm
Margin bottom: 3.8 cm
Margin right: 2 cm
Margin left: 2.5 cm
Dimensions of Document: 19 x 12.8cm (crown octavo)

Scholarly Commentary


This is a the author's copy of the revise proof made from the first proof. It carries DGR's ink corrections on pages 19, 21, 26, and 28. At least four proof copies of this signature must have existed; only three survive.

Textual History: Revision

The three copies of this proof signature are preserved in the library of the Delaware Art Museum. They include this copy of the author's's revise proof , the printer's corrected copy of the revise, and an uncorrected copy of the first proof.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1