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Letter 5833

Appleton, D. & Co. to Gray, Asa

1 Feb 1868

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    Statement of sales of U. S. edition of Origin.

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Statement of Sales of Darwin's Origin of Species | 1st Feby 1868 by D. APPLETON & CO. for account of Asa Gray On hand last account… 148 On hand this date&lldots; 350 Printed since&lldots; &lldots; . 500 Given away&lldots; &lldots;

Sold to date &lldots; … 298

648 648 Sold 298 Copies. $2 Rate 5% $ 37.25 Jany 1/67 By Balance 115.86

$153.11

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    This statement gives sales figures for the US edition of Origin. Gray had negotiated the original terms of publication of the book with Appleton & Co. (see Correspondence vol. 8, Appendix IV). Gray may have enclosed the statement in his letter of 24 February 1868, or his letter of 25 February [1868].
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