La Bella Mano (Princeton fair copies)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: La Bella Mano
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of composition: 1875
Type of Manuscript: fair copies
Scribe: DGR


Current Location: Princeton University Library
Catalog Number: AM21395

Physical Description

Other Physical Features: one small sheet

Scholarly Commentary

Textual History: Composition

The pair of sonnets is fair copied on the verso and recto of a single half sheet. The text corresponds to the one DGR sent in his letter to F. G. Stephens, and not to the text that was eventually published in 1881. It is in fact the copy that DGR sent to Stephens.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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