Book file containing the collated proofs of Neil Powell's poetry collection At the edge (Manchester: Carcanet New Press, 1977). The book was typeset in-house at Carcanet and printed by Unwin Brothers. The copy-editor was Val Warner. The proofs consist of a photocopy paste-up of the book jacket, acknowledgements page, and poem texts. They have been marked up by Warner, who indicates typesetting errors in red, other changes to be made in blue, and adds comments and queries in pencil. She incorporates Powell's own changes made on his author's proofs (at CPA/1/1/1/79/2). Stored with a marked-up typescript contents page for the volume and two letters from Powell to Schmidt (3-9 January 1977) relating to the preparation of the volume and proof corrections.
Neil Powell, At the edge
Scope and Content
The additional papers at the front of the file have been numbered i-v by the archivist, and the proofs have printed page numbering running 7-61.