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Darwin Correspondence Project

To G. H. Darwin   2 December [1874]

Mr Appleton will bring out the new Edit of the Descent in the U. States, so that your work will now tell in 3 Edits.1

C. D.

Dec. 2d.

Footnotes

D. Appleton & Co, CD’s US publisher, had agreed to publish the second edition of Descent in the US (letter from D. Appleton & Co., [c. 19] November 1874). George had helped edit this edition (letter to G. H. Darwin, 27 November [1874]). A German translation was also being prepared (letter from J. V. Carus, 27 October 1874).

Bibliography

Descent: The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. By Charles Darwin. 2 vols. London: John Murray. 1871.

Summary

Appleton will bring out the new edition of Descent in the U. S., so GHD’s work will now be in three editions.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9741
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
George Howard Darwin
Sent from
Down
Postmark
DE 2 | 74
Source of text
DAR 210.1: 41
Physical description
ApcS

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9741,” accessed on 13 December 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-9741.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 22

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