Poems. A New Edition (1881), proof Signature Q (Delaware Museum, first author's proof (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 16 (circa)
Pre-Publication Information: proof
Pagination: 225-227, 230-235, 238-240
Issue: 1
Authorization: DGR
Collation: Q 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 partial copy of the corrected author's first proof of Signature Q of the 1881 Poems . It has no corrections.

Textual History: Revision

Five copies of this proof signature are preserved in the library of the Delaware Art Museum. They include this partial first author's proof plus four uncorrected copies of the revise made from this proof: copy 1, copy 2, copy 3, and copy 4.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1