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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-2723

To Williams and Norgate?   6 March [1860]1

Down Bromley Kent

March 6th

Dear Sir

Please order & send to 57 Queen Anne St.— “La premi‘ere partie du troisi‘eme volume de Histoire Nat. g´en´erale des regnes organiques” by Is. Geoffroy St. Hilaire.1

I see that it is just published.

Yours faithfully | C. Darwin

Footnotes

1
The third volume of I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1854–62 was issued in two parts, the first of which was published in 1860. The volume requested by CD includes discussions of the origin of domestic animals, teratology, and hybridisation. In the back of his copy, CD noted: ‘I have selected only for my 1st volume *on Dom Animals [interl blue crayon]—   Must be all gone over again & Indexed Especially for Hybridisation very good.—’ CD’s annotated copy of the entire work is in the Darwin Library–CUL.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-2723
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Williams & Norgate
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Brown University Library
Physical description
1p

Summary

Orders first part of vol. 3 of Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Histoire naturelle générale des règnes organiques [3 vols. (1854–62)].

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 2723,” accessed on 14 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-2723

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