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Galley Proof

In publishing, a preliminary text that has not been subdivided into pages. Galley proofs are produced before a text goes to print for proofreading and other editing purposes.
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The extensive Textual Apparatus, marked, like the Explanatory Notes and the Textual Notes, at the bottom of the pages of the novel proper, compare the copy text--B1, the first British edition of 1937--with three sets of galley proofs (BG, BGR1, BGR2), two sets of page proofs (BP1, BP2), the first American edition (A1) and the Uniform Edition of The Years (BU) published in 1940.
Yet it neither resembles a standard set of galley proofs run off for author corrections, nor does it resemble a publisher's dummy, the intention of which is to mimic the look of the completed product.
Only a few years earlier, in the galley proofs of La de los tristes destinos, Galdos had made a drawing of the queen that features the same plumpness and hair style (Figure 19).
As the longhand is transformed into typescript and then into galley proofs and the printed page, it seems increasingly to resist improvement.
Looking at The Aritha Van Herk Papers, for example, the researcher will be fascinated with the range of manuscripts for Judith, which can be traced from its originas a short story entitled "Pigs" submitted in 1976 to Rudy Wiebe's English 584 course at the University of Alberta, through the novel's outline and research material, early drafts in holograph and typescript, followed by dated drafts submitted to Wiebe's Creative Writing course (with one draft commented on by Wiebe, and yet another commented on by "unknown students"), and later drafts submitted to the Seal Books contest (with editorial comments by Lily Poritz Miller), leading to the typesetting copy and, finally, the corrected galley proofs.
Also, was reading galley proofs of our real-deal Directory.
She has read manuscripts and galley proofs with great care and attention to detail.
Most of these problems could, and should, have been addressed by Cambridge University Press long before galley proofs had been completed.
The Delineator set its type from a copy of the second typescript, and presumably did not send Conrad galley proofs, because there is no record of it in the correspondence either of Pinker or of Conrad.
He renamed it I fatti della fera, which should have been published in 1961, having made it all the way to the galley proofs.
After the job has been assigned, prepare a letter of agreement outlining all the specifications: type of paper, preparation of artwork, time line for artwork completion, type of printing process to be used, date the galley proofs will be available to read, time line for printing, delivery date, and instructions as to whether to insert tabs and collate sets.
In addition, the first galley proofs of 1894L, showing Hardy's marginal emendations, are extant; they are now in the Dorset County Museum.