Daniel Weissbort, Soundings

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 CPA/1/2/1/52
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 Sequence 2, Box 19 [71]
  • Dates of Creation
      n.d. [1977]
  • Physical Description
      33 sheets

Scope and Content

File containing the collated proofs of Daniel Weissbort's poetry collection Soundings (Manchester: Carcanet New Press, 1977). The book was copy-edited by Val Warner; it was typeset in-house at Carcanet and printed by Unwin Brothers. These are page proofs consisting of a photocopy paste-up of the book jacket, the poetry texts, but no preliminaries. They have been marked up by Val Warner, who indicates typesetting errors in red, other changes to be made in blue, and adds queries and comments in pencil. She has incorporated corrections made by Weissbort on his own set of proofs. There is also a typesetting instruction in Schmidt's hand on page 37, addressed to Peter [Jones]. The proofs are stored with typescript contents list which has been marked up for printing by Warner.

Related Material

The manuscript and author's proofs of this book are included in the first accession of the archive, at CPA/1/1/1/117.