Discusses poor impression of plates [for Reptiles by Thomas Bell].
I enclose your account with an order on the back.— I have written to
Hullmandel, to print off & have pointed out the
badness of the impressions of some of the Plates, (as 20) which were sent me.—
See if M
I beg to express the satisfaction, which I have experienced in all my transactions with you & with my best wishes.
I remain, | Yours very faithfully | C. Darwin
P.S. | I will not forget, sh
- f1 679.f1The second number of Reptiles, which Hawkins illustrated, was published by 9 October 1843 (see letter to A. Y. Spearman, 9 October 1843).
- f2 679.f2Charles Joseph Hullmandel, the lithographer who reproduced Hawkins' illustrations for Reptiles.