Poems. A New Edition (1881), proof Signature O (Delaware Museum, first proof (printer's duplicate))

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 16 (circa)
Pre-Publication Information: proof
Pagination: 193-208
Issue: 1
Authorization: DGR
Collation: O 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 printer's duplicate copy of the first proof of Signature O of the 1881 Poems . It has one correction (on page 200).

Textual History: Revision

Three copies of this proof signature are preserved in the library of the Delaware Art Museum. They include the first (author's) proof, this printer's duplicate, and a final proof.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1