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Darwin Correspondence Project

From John Murray   17 April [1867]1

50A, Albemarle St. | W.

Ap. 17

My Dear Sir

The cost price of a set of Electrotypes from the woodcuts of your new work is £4"10"— I think Mr Schweitzererbart shd pay £10"   as for the Russian Edition, you can fix the price as you please—2 I will insure that Mr Clowes makes good Electros—3

I can send those for Schweitzerbart as he directs.

I remain | My Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | John Murray

Chas Darwin Esq

Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to John Murray, 10 April [1867].
In his letter to Murray of 10 April [1867], CD had asked Murray to have a set of stereotypes of the illustrations to Variation made for the publisher Christian Friedrich Schweizerbart for the German translation; he had enquired about the cost on behalf of the Russian translator, Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky.
Murray refers to William Clowes, a London printer.

Summary

On cost of electrotypes from woodcuts for Variation and price to charge Schweizerbart.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-5504
From
Murray, John (b)
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
London, Albemarle St, 50a
Source of text
DAR 171: 348
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5504,” accessed on 9 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-5504

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