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From R. F. Cooke   26 November 1880

Summary

Five hundred more copies of Movement in plants must be printed immediately. Asks CD to send any corrections to printer.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 513
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12862

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   27 April 1880

Summary

His publishers are as puzzled as CD about what the title of his new book [Movement in plants] should be. Sends a tentative one in proof [missing].

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Apr 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 504
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12590

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   20 July 1880

Summary

RC estimates that 1000 copies of Movement in plants if sold at 14s would produce a profit of £6. Might more be printed, or the price raised?

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 507
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12664

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   2 September 1880

Summary

Has CD made arrangements with D. Appleton for Movement in plants? CD’s instructions about the index have been forwarded.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Sept 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 508
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12704

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   19 October 1880

Summary

Cost of electrotypes from the woodcuts [in Movement in plants] for French and German editions. Suggests CD charge more than actual cost in order to repay his expenses.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Oct 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 509
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12765

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   4 November 1880

Summary

If every copy [of Movement in plants] is sold at 15s, CD will lose about £50.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 510
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12794

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   5 November 1880

Summary

Six hundred copies of Movement in plants were wanted [at Murray’s annual sale] – a good start.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 511
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12798

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   10 November 1880

Summary

Movement in plants needs only the index. Distressed by CD’s dissatisfaction with the indexer.

Eight hundred copies have now been sold. Type will be kept up.

Decision on printing additional copies should await reviews.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 512
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12807

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   15 November 1880

Summary

Murray’s must reprint Descent. Does CD want to make any corrections in the plates?

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 210.11: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12821

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   3 March 1880

Summary

Three hundred copies of Erasmus Darwin remain from the 1000 printed. Demand is small.

Should 250 copies of Forms of flowers be printed before type is distributed?

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 503
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12506

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   15 July 1880

Summary

Movement in plants will be 600 pages. Does CD wish to publish at own expense or on the usual terms with Murray? Estimates expense of printing and possible profit.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 506
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12654

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   12 June 1880

Summary

Matters related to Climbing plants

and reprint [1880] of Forms of flowers.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 June 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 505
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12631

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …
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