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Darwin Correspondence Project

From R. F. Cooke   29 May 1875

50a, Albemarle Street, London, W.

May 29 1875

My dear Sir

Is the enclosed the correct Title of the Insectivorous Plants?1

The Nos given in this list are the correct ones.

Your’s faithfully | Robt. Cooke

C. Darwin Esq


CD had finished correcting the slips of Insectivorous plants on 23 May 1875 (see CD’s ‘Journal’ (Appendix II)), and had requested that ‘with illustrations’ be added to the title page (see letter from R. F. Cooke, 24 May 1875). The enclosure has not been found.


Insectivorous plants. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875.


Asks whether enclosure [missing] has the correct title of Insectivorous plants.

Letter details

Letter no.
Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
London, Albemarle St, 50a
Source of text
DAR 171: 454
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10001,” accessed on 20 June 2024,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 23