Poems. A New Edition (1881), proof Signature R (Delaware Museum, first proof (uncorrected 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: 241-256
Issue: 1
Authorization: DGR
Collation: R 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 an uncorretced duplicate first proof of Signature R of the 1881 Poems .

Textual History: Revision

Four copies of this proof signature are preserved in the library of the Delaware Art Museum. They include the first author's proof, this uncorrected duplicate first proof, and two uncorrected first revises, copy 1 and a duplicate.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1