Dennis Shand (Second Trial Book fragment)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Production Description

Document Title: Dennis Shand
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of publication: 1869
Pre-Publication Information: This is an early set of proof pages for the Second Trial Book.
Pagination: [1]-4
Authorization: DGR


Current Location: British Museum Library, Ashley Collection
Catalog Number: Ashley 1395

Physical Description

Dimensions of Document: 18.2 x 12 cm


  • Hake, Thomas, and Arthur Compton-Rickett, eds., The Letters of Algernon Charles Swinburne 1918

Scholarly Commentary


T. J. Wise bound this booklet for DGR's this copy of the proofs for the ballad. The proofs are identical with those printed in the second trial book. The booklet cover is red levant morrocco bound by Riviere with an embossed or stamped title. Paper is Whatman's hand-made, uncut in the original blue-grey paper boards, backed with white, with white paper back-label.

A note by WMR accompanies the proofs, as well as a copy of two pages (49-50) from Allingham's Diary.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 4-1850.blproof.rad.xml
Copyright: By permission of the British Library