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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-10603

To R. F. Cooke   16 September 1876

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Summary

Convinced Cross and self fertilisation is of permanent value, though an extremely dry, special subject. Thinks it will sell for many years and suggests a printing of 1500 copies. Asks that a good indexer be found and put to work. Appleton has agreed to publish it

and Orchids, [2d ed.], if Murray’s will supply stereotype plates.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10603
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Cooke, R. F.; John Murray, Publishers
Sent from
Down
Source of text
National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 308–9)
Physical description
4pp

Summary

Convinced Cross and self fertilisation is of permanent value, though an extremely dry, special subject. Thinks it will sell for many years and suggests a printing of 1500 copies. Asks that a good indexer be found and put to work. Appleton has agreed to publish it

and Orchids, [2d ed.], if Murray’s will supply stereotype plates.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10603,” accessed on 13 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10603

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