File: "CEOE Xerox of MSS Inc. Proofs"

Scope and Content

File primarily relating to manuscripts and proofs of De Quincey's Confessions of an English opium-eater, published in Volume 2 of the edition. Includes a number of photocopies, as follows: manuscript of the 1821 edition (original held by the Wordsworth Trust); galley proofs (originals held at the Houghton Library); two fragments held by Manchester Central Library; section of galley proof of the 1856 edition (original held at Bibliotheca Bodmeriana, Geneva); and fragment of galley proof of the 1856 edition (original held at the Beinecke Library, Yale).

The file also includes: photocopy of the manuscript of 'Rhabdomancy', which was published in Volume 20 of the edition (original held at Boston University Library); correspondence with libraries relating to De Quincey editions, manuscripts and permission to publish; copies from auction catalogues relating to the sale of De Quincey material; and notes by Lindop.

Conditions Governing Access

This file is closed.