Reports misprint in announcement of his book [Orchids].
My eye has just caught sight of a curious misprint in your announcement of my Book, viz., the good affects of intercussing for intercrossing. It might do a man good to swear a little occasionally, but a formal treatise on the good effects of intercussing is a novelty
- f1 3753a.f1The year is conjectured from the date of publication of the first edition of Orchids (see n. 2, below).
- f2 3753a.f2The announcement has not been traced. The first edition of Orchids was published in May 1862 with the subtitle `on the good effects of intercrossing'. The subtitle was not used in the second edition.