- The earliest printing of a work used by the proofreader and author to check for errors. Galleys are often printed on long continuous strips of paper.
Sometimes the term is used interchangeably, although incorrectly, with the term advance reading copy.
Also known as galley proof. See also proofs.
- Typeset text in a one-column format, that is used as a proof before being divided into pages and the addition of running headings, etc.