To V. O. Kovalevsky 3 June 1
Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.
I enclose a sheet & have 4 others ready to send but as each sheet with the envelope weighs an ounce the postage will be very expensive to you.2 Therefore I will wait till I hear again before sending the 4 other sheets.
With respect to what you say about illustrating my book with wood cuts from Brehm’s work, it wd I think be an excellent scheme.3
I have not seen Brehm’s work nor do I know where I cd see it.
Believe me dear Sir | yours very faithfully | Ch. Darwin
Sends a sheet of proofs. Will hold four others until he hears from VOK, because of expensive postage. Thinks illustrating Russian translation [of Variation] with woodcuts from A. E. Brehm’s work [Illustrirtes Thierleben, 4 vols. (1864–7)] is an excellent idea.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5562,” accessed on 27 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-5562