Jonathan Swift, Selected poems

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 CPA/1/2/1/46
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 Sequence 2, Box 14 [66]
  • Dates of Creation
      n.d. [ca 1976/1977]
  • Physical Description
      47 sheets

Scope and Content

File containing the collated proofs of Jonathan Swift's Selected poems, edited by C.H. Sisson (Manchester: Carcanet New Press, 1977), which was published as part of the Fyfield series. The book was probably typeset in-house at Carcanet and it was copy-edited by Val Warner. These page proofs include a photocopy paste-up of the book jacket and the introduction but lack other preliminaries. They have been marked up by Val Warner, who notes typesetting errors in red, other changes to be made in blue, and adds notes and queries in pencil. Many of the changes involve modernization of spellings. Stored with typescript contents list which has been marked up for printing by Warner.


The numbering of the proofs is as follows: three initial sheets (contents and book jacket) numbered i-iii by the archivist; main page numbering sequence running 7-91; and additional slip of paper attached to pp. 72-73.

Related Material

The manuscript and author's proofs of this volume are included in the first accession of the archive, at CPA/1/1/1/103.