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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.
These galley proofs, which contained running titles and page numbers, were run-off in standard fashion, not collated and bound into volumes as per the 'Fraser' copy.
Ironically, it appears that the sketches from the galley proofs (as well as those from the manuscripts) that many Galdos scholars have longed to see give rise to more confusion than clarity, and researchers who venture into this dimension of the novelist's creativity are confronted with problematic identifications and a series of difficult-to-answer questions.
As the longhand is transformed into typescript and then into galley proofs and the printed page, it seems increasingly to resist improvement.
In each chronologically arranged "Manuscript Series," the descriptions indicate length (with reference to fragments, chapters, and the number of pages), form (in holograph, typescript, carbon, photocopy), draft stage (outline, 1st, 2nd, final), and in the case of galley proofs, correction stage (uncorrected, corrected, final).
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. However, the author expanded the galleys from the original 600 pages to 1,270, and the novel was published in 1975 as Horcynus Orca.
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.
It should, of course, have been Galley proofs. A galley was an oblong metal tray with three raised sides used to carry the metal type.