On cost of electrotypes from woodcuts for Variation and price to charge Schweizerbart.
My Dear Sir
The cost price of a set of Electrotypes from the woodcuts of your new work is
£4"10"— I think M
I can send those for Schweitzerbart as he directs.
I remain | My Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | John Murray
Chas Darwin Esq
- f1 5504.f1The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to John Murray, 10 April .
- f2 5504.f2In his letter to Murray of 10 April , CD had asked Murray to have a set of stereotypes of the illustrations to Variation made for the publisher Christian Friedrich Schweizerbart for the German translation; he had enquired about the cost on behalf of the Russian translator, Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky.
- f3 5504.f3Murray refers to William Clowes, a London printer.