Poems. A New Edition (1881), proof Signature P (Delaware Museum, final proof, copy 3 (partial))

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 20 (circa)
Pre-Publication Information: proof
Pagination: 209-214, 219-224
Issue: 1
Authorization: DGR


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 copy 3 of the final proof of Signature P of the 1881 Poems . It has no corrections and lacks pages 215-218.

Textual History: Revision

Seven copies of this proof signature are preserved in the library of the Delaware Art Museum. They include the corrected author's first revise proof, a printer's duplicate (uncorrected), a second revise (with one further correction), and four copies of the final proof, all uncorrected: copy 1, copy 2, this copy, and copy 4.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1