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- n. A proof in page form, as distinguished from a galley-proof in a long strip.
“This last part took five days, and involved me cursing and cutting and rearranging because I wasn't in reading mode -- I was in page-proof mode.”
“It was intended to form part of the Decline and Fall, but it was withdrawn at a late stage of page-proof for fear of giving offence to his friends at the bar and on the bench.”
“I've made most of the changes the licensor has asked for that can reasonably be done at the page-proof stage and that includes all the ones they were most insistent about.”
“Now I'm off to do some page-proof reading and then to karate......”
“All alterations, so far as practicable, for the same reason, should also be made in the galley-proofs, especially those which involve an increase or decrease in the amount of matter, since changes of this nature made in the page-proof necessitate the added expense of a rearrangement of the made-up pages of type.]”
“Some months after the present volume was in the form of page-proof, Professor E.T. Merrill’s long-expected edition of Pliny’s _Letters_ appeared (T.ubner, Leipsic, 1922).”
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