Page proofs of the collection, which lack only the preliminaries. Margaret Hutchinson, following her usual practice, appears to have used the author's proofs as the basis for this collated set. Earle's own markings are in black; these are predominantly corrections, although she takes the opportunity to make some minor revisions. Hutchinson's corrections are made in green. Stored with a note from Earle sent to accompany the proofs (dated 22 April 1980), in which she also notes the publications where poems have previously appeared; Hutchinson has added on the reverse a list of published sources copied from the typescript. Hutchinson has marked the date of proof collation as 23 April 1980.