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Darwin Correspondence Project

From D. Appleton & Co.   1 August 1872

Statement of Sales of Origin of Species1

for account of Chas Darwin

On hand last account, 645 On hand this date, 522

Printed since, … 1000

Given away,

Sold to date, … 1123

1645 1645

Sold 1123 Copies @ 2$ Rate 5% $112.30

Descent of Man

On hand last account, 2335 On hand this date, 1662

Printed since 2000 Given away, …

Sold to date, … 2673

4335 4335

Sold 2673 Copies @2$  Rate 10% $534 60

* 646 90

Value in Stg Exch 110 Gold 1142

£ 116.1.5

Charles Darwin| Aug. 1/72

CD annotations

End of document: ‘Last a/c rendered Febry’3 pencil

Footnotes

This statement gives sales figures for the US editions of Origin and Descent. D. Appleton & Co. had issued a new edition of Origin in 1870 based on the fifth English edition; another edition was printed in 1873, based on the sixth London edition (Freeman 1977).
The value is given in sterling and gold.
See letter from D. Appleton & Co., 23 February 1872.

Summary

Statement of sales of U. S. editions of Origin and Descent.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8443
From
D. Appleton & Co
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
DAR 159: 90
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8443,” accessed on 22 February 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8443

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