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.
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.
During the span of a single week at Harper's Magazine a few years ago, I received the galley proofs
of three new books entitled, in order of their arrival, The End of Nature, The End of Science, and The End of History.
In the galley proofs
that were sent to hundreds of reviewers, I included an instruction to my research assistant to cite several sources I came upon in Joan Peters's book.
The early versions of Galdos's works, namely the manuscripts and galley proofs
, continue to attract increasing interest as they provide scholars with the opportunity to elucidate the creative processes at work and eliminate critical confusions.
: Nick stated that all tri-societies authors will receive galley proofs
electronically in .pdf format, instead of in hard copy by mail some time in 2003.
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.