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From R. F. Cooke   4 October 1872

50A, Albemarle Street, London, W.

Octr. 4 1872

My dear Sir

I have seen Mr Wright the manager of the Hel: Coy. & he assures me that by the end of next week, we shall have delivered here the whole of the 8000 sets of the 7 Plates.1

I am to hear tomorrow from him, what increase in price the enlarged size papers will make pr. 100 sets.2

Yours faithfully | Robt. Cooke

C. Darwin Esq


See letter from R. F. Cooke, 2 October 1872 and n. 3. Mr Wright has not been further identified.
The German and Dutch editions of Expression used a larger paper size than the English edition (see letter to R. F. Cooke, 3 October 1872 and n. 3).


Expression: The expression of the emotions in man and animals. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1872.


Heliotype Company assures RC all 8000 sets of the plates [for Expression] will be ready next week.

Letter details

Letter no.
Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
London, Albemarle St, 50a
Source of text
DAR 171: 422
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8544,” accessed on 13 July 2024,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 20