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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Linnean Society   1 January [1875]1

Jan 1st

Gentlemen,

I hope that you will permit me to republish in a corrected form my paper on Climbing Plants which appears in the 9th vol (1865) of your Journal.2 I wish it the paper appear as a second Part to a new work, which I shall soon send to press.—3 If you grant my request, I further hope that you will be so good as to allow me to use the 13 woodblocks illustrating the paper; & in this case I request that they may be sent to Mr Murray of Albermarle St., marked as for my intended, volume,

Gentlemen | Yours obliged & obed servt | C. D.

To the Pres. & Council of | Linn— Soc.

Footnotes

The year is established by the reference to Climbing plants (see n. 2, below).
‘Climbing plants’, CD’s paper in the Journal of the Linnean Society (Botany), was also published by Longman in 1865 (Climbing plants). Climbing plants 2d ed. was published in November 1875 (letter from R. F. Cooke, 25 October 1875).
CD originally planned to publish the material on climbing plants as part of his book Insectivorous plants, but later decided to publish Climbing plants 2d ed. as a separate volume (see letter from John Murray, 9 April [1875]).

Bibliography

Climbing plants 2d ed.: The movements and habits of climbing plants. 2d edition. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875.

Climbing plants: On the movements and habits of climbing plants. By Charles Darwin. London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green; Williams & Norgate. 1865.

‘Climbing plants’: On the movements and habits of climbing plants. By Charles Darwin. [Read 2 February 1865.] Journal of the Linnean Society (Botany) 9 (1867): 1–118.

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

Summary

Asks permission to republish his climbing plants paper [J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 9 (1867): 1–118] in a corrected form [Climbing plants].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10004
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Linnean Society
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 97: C12
Physical description
AdraftS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10004,” accessed on 10 July 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-10004.xml

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

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