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DCP-LETT-7313

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

Sept 1st, 1870

Statement of Sales of Darwin Origin of Species to Sept 1st, 1870 By D. Appleton & Co. for account of Asa Gray1 On hand last account, … 433 On hand this date, …521 Printed since, .... … 500 Given away, .... . .

Sold to date, .... .412

933 933 Sold 412 Copies * 2.50 Rate 5/ $51.50 Feby 1/70 By Balance 298.99

Balance Sept/70 * 350.49 Value in Sterling Exch @ 110 58 Gold 11712 £ 62.5.2

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).

Summary

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

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7313
From
Gray, Asa
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
DAR 159: 87
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7313,” accessed on 26 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7313

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