Ballads and Sonnets (1881), proof Signature T (Delaware Museum, first author's proof, duplicate copy)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Ballads and Sonnets
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Publisher: F. S. Ellis
Printer: Chiswick Press, C. Whittingham and Co.
City of publication: London
Date of publication: 1881 May 6
Pre-Publication Information: proof
Pagination: 273-288
Issue: 1
Authorization: DGR
Collation: T 8


Current Location: Library, Delaware Art Museum

Physical Description

Point: 10 point; 6 point leading
Font: roman
Lines per Page: 17
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 duplicate copy of the first author's proof for Signature T, with several corrections by DGR, but not all of the revisions that appear in the first author's proof.

Textual History: Revision

Besides this duplicate first author's proof, the Delaware proofs include the following: the more complete first author's proof ; and three uncorrected and undated copies of the final revise, copy 1, copy 2, and copy 3. The British Library proofs have a copy of the first revise proofs for this signature (dated 10 May).

Electronic Archive Edition: 1