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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-7007

To Charles Layton   24 November [1869]1

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Summary

CD long anxious for new American edition of Origin to incorporate corrections since 2d ed. [of 1860]; believes such updating has kept English and continental sales high. If Appleton unable to comply, he will ask Asa Gray to find another publisher.

Mentions possible arrangements for U. S. edition of new book [Descent].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7007
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Appleton, D. & Co.
Sent from
Source of text
Parke-Bernet (dealers) (31 March 1964), Sotheby’s (dealers) (21 May 1968), William Patrick Watson (dealer) catalogue 18 (2012)
Physical description
** 4pp

Summary

CD long anxious for new American edition of Origin to incorporate corrections since 2d ed. [of 1860]; believes such updating has kept English and continental sales high. If Appleton unable to comply, he will ask Asa Gray to find another publisher.

Mentions possible arrangements for U. S. edition of new book [Descent].

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7007,” accessed on 1 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7007

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