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DCP-LETT-7093

From D. Appleton & Co. to Asa Gray   1 February 1870

Statement of Sales of Darwins Origin of Species1 to 1st Feby 1870 by D. Appleton & Co., for account of Asa Gray On hand last account, 70 On hand this date, 433 Printed since, … 1000 Given away

Sold to date, …637

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1070 1070 Sold 637 Copies @ 250 Rate 5% $79.63

Febry 1/69 Balance 219.36

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298.99

Footnotes

1
This statement gives sales figures for the US edition of Origin. Gray had negotiated the original terms of publication of the book with Appleton & Co. (see Correspondence vol. 8, Appendix IV). Gray may have enclosed the statement in his letter of 14 February 1870.

Summary

Statement of sales of U. S. edition of Origin.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7093
From
Appleton, D. & Co.
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
DAR 159: 86
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7093,” accessed on 28 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7093

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