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From Emile Alglave   17 August 18711

Revue | politique et littéraire | revue | scientifique | 17, rue de l’Ecole-de-Médecine | Paris,

le 17 Aout 1871

Cher monsieur

Je me suis entendu avec M. Moulinie et Mr Reinwald son editeur pour publier dans la Revue quelques chapitres de votre nouveau livre.2 Le premier a paru dans le dernier no de la Revue scientifique dont je vous ai fait envoyer quelques exemplaires;3 si vous desirez en recevoir un plus grand nombre, je me ferai un plaisir de vous les envoyer de suite, ou de l’expédier á toutes les adresses que vous m’indiqueriez

Vous recevrez presque en même temps que ma lettre une epreuve de la traduction du chapitre suivant:4 je vous serais fort reconnaissant de vouloir bien la corriger comme le font les autres auteurs anglais dont les travaux paraissent dans la Revue. C’est par oubli qu’on ne vous a pas envoyé les epreuves du premier chapitre; mais si vous y aviez remarqué quelque faute, vous pourriez faire un petit erratum qu’on joindrait a l’article que vous recevez maintenant

Croyez moi cher monsieur | votre bien devoué | Em Alglave

Footnotes

For a translation of this letter, see Correspondence vol. 19, Appendix I.
Jean Jacques Moulinié translated Descent into French; the publisher was Charles-Ferdinand Reinwald (Moulinié trans. 1872; see letter from J. J. Moulinié, 3 March 1871). Moulinié’s translation of the second chapter of Descent was published in Revue scientifique de la France et de l’étranger on 12 August 1871 (Moulinié trans. 1871a); his translation of the third chapter appeared on 16 September 1871 (Moulinié trans. 1871b). See also letters from Emile Alglave, 9 March 1871 and 17 March 1871.
No copies of Moulinié trans. 1871a or Moulinié trans. 1871b have been found in the Darwin Archive–CUL.
Alglave refers to proofs of Moulinié trans. 1871b.

Bibliography

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

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

Translation

From Emile Alglave   17 August 18711

Revue | politique et littéraire | revue | scientifique | 17, rue de l’Ecole-de-Médecine | Paris,

17 August 1871

Dear sir

I have come to an agreement with Mr Moulinié and his publisher Mr Reinwald to publish some chapters of your new book in the Revue.2 The first has appeared in the latest no of the Revue scientifique, of which I sent you some copies;3 if you would like more, it would be my pleasure to send them to you straight away, or to dispatch them to all the addresses that you indicate

You will receive, almost at the same time as my letter, proofs of the translation of the following chapter:4 I should be most grateful if you could correct these, like the other English authors whose work appears in the Revue. It was by oversight that you were not sent the proofs of the first chapter; but if you should have remarked some mistake, you could write a short erratum, which we would add to the article that you are about to receive

Believe me dear sir | truly yours | Em Alglave

Footnotes

For a transcription of this letter in its original French, see p. QQQQ.
Jean Jacques Moulinié translated Descent into French; the publisher was Charles-Ferdinand Reinwald (Moulinié trans. 1872; see letter from J. J. Moulinié, 3 March 1871). Moulinié’s translation of the second chapter of Descent was published in Revue scientifique de la France et de l’étranger on 12 August 1871 (Moulinié trans. 1871a); his translation of the third chapter appeared on 16 September 1871 (Moulinié trans. 1871b). See also letters from Emile Alglave, 9 March 1871 and 17 March 1871.
No copies of Moulinié trans. 1871a or Moulinié trans. 1871b have been found in the Darwin Archive–CUL.
Alglave refers to proofs of Moulinié trans. 1871b.

Bibliography

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

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

Summary

Has reached an understanding with CD’s French translator [J. Moulinié] and publisher [C. Reinwald] for Descent. Has printed first chapter in last number of Revue Scientifique and sent CD copies; is sending proofs of translation of next chapter for CD to correct.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7906
From
Émile Alglave
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Paris
Source of text
DAR 159: 38
Physical description
2pp (French)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7906,” accessed on 10 December 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-7906.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 19

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