Preface to the 1901 Facsimile Reprint of
William Michael Rossetti
Document Title: The Germ; thoughts towards nature in poetry, literature and art; being a facsimile
reprint of the literary organ of the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood, published in 1850, with an
introduction by William Michael Rossetti. 
Author: William Michael Rossetti
Editor: William Michael Rossetti
Publisher: Elliot Stock
City of publication: London
Date of publication: 1901
Note on Publication: As originally issued this reprint edition appeared in five separate fascicles, the first
containing this “Preface” by WMR, the last four containing each of the four numbers of the
Current Location: Alderman Library Special Collections
Catalog Number: ap4.g415
Cover: The 1901 edition accidently reverses the back wrappers for the February and March
- Carl Dowson,
- Martha L. Laurent,
Tennyson and the Poetry of
The Germ: A Study of Early Pre-Raphaelite Poets
, Ph. D. Thesis 1965.
- James Ashcroft Noble, “A
Fraser's Magazine (May 1882), 568-580.
- Ernest Radford, “The Life and Death of
Idler 13 (1898), 227-233.
to the 1901 facsimile edition of
The P.R.B. Journal.
Preraphaelite Diaries and Letters.
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