File containing collated proofs of Robert Wells's poetry collection The winter's task (Manchester: Carcanet New Press, 1977). The book was copy-edited by Val Warner, typeset in-house at Carcanet and printed by Unwin Brothers. This set of page proofs consists of the copyright and contents pages, and the poetry texts. The proofs have been marked up by Val Warner, who indicates typesetting errors in red, other changes to be made in blue, and adds notes and queries in pencil. She has taken over the corrections made by Wells on the author's proofs.