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Letter 7093

Appleton, D. & Co. to Darwin, C. R.

1 Feb 1870

Summary

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

Transcription

Statement of Sales of Darwins Origin of Speciesf1 to 1st Feby 1870by D. Appleton & Co., for account of Asa GrayOn hand last account, 70 On hand this date, 433Printed since, … 1000 Given away

Sold to date, …637

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1070 1070Sold 637 Copies @ 2f50 Rate 5% $79.63

Febry 1/69 Balance 219.36

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298.99

DAR 159: 86

true

Footnotes

f1
This statement gives sales figures for the US edition of Origin.Gray had negotiated the original terms of publication of the book withAppleton & Co. (see Correspondence vol. 8, Appendix IV). Gray mayhave enclosed the statement in his letter of 14 February 1870.
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