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From D. Appleton & Co. to Asa Gray   1 February 1870

Statement of Sales of Darwins Origin of Species1 to 1st Feby 1870 by D. Appleton & Co., for account of Asa Gray On hand last account, 70 On hand this date, 433 Printed since, … 1000 Given away

Sold to date, …637

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1070 1070 Sold 637 Copies @ 250 Rate 5% $79.63

Febry 1/69 Balance 219.36

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298.99

Footnotes

This statement gives sales figures for the US edition of Origin. Gray had negotiated the original terms of publication of the book with Appleton & Co. (see Correspondence vol. 8, Appendix IV). Gray may have enclosed the statement in his letter of 14 February 1870.

Bibliography

Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 26 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.

Summary

Statement of sales of U. S. edition of Origin.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7093
From
D. Appleton & Co
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
DAR 159: 86
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7093,” accessed on 7 December 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-7093.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 18

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