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To R. F. Cooke   29 July 1872

Summary

Queries and suggestions for arrangements about foreign editions of Expression.

CD must see proofs for lettering on the plates [for Expression] to ensure that it matches the text.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  29 July 1872
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 263–6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8433

To R. F. Cooke   4 August 1872

Summary

Asks whether he can tell Appleton that Murray will supply clichés and stereotypes [for Expression] at only a small profit. Will make same offer to other foreign editors. Prefers that W. S. Dallas prepare the index.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  4 Aug 1872
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 258–9)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8451

To R. F. Cooke   7 August 1872

Summary

On arrangements for paying for stereotyped plates for Expression. D. Appleton will be told not to publish "an hour before" Murray.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  7 Aug 1872
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 255–6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8455

To R. F. Cooke   8 August [1872]

Summary

Cannot understand the estimate of the Heliotype Company [for plates for Expression]. Discusses the original agreement as he understood it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  8 Aug [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 150–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8458

To R. F. Cooke   10 August [1872]

Summary

CD suggests fair way for the Heliotype Company to charge for new negatives and copies of plates.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  10 Aug [1872]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 f. 257)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8463

To R. F. Cooke   [14 August 1872]

Summary

Is greatly relieved to hear that the estimate [of the Heliotype Company] was a mistake. Sends lettered copies of seven plates for Expression, and discusses payment to be made by foreign editors for copies of the plates.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  [14 Aug 1872]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 253–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8468

To R. F. Cooke   15 August 1872

Summary

Arrangements for the plates for Expression and charges to be made for them to foreign editors.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  15 Aug 1872
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 260–1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8471

To R. F. Cooke   17 August 1872

Summary

Will inform all foreign publishers that John Murray will supply 1000 copies of heliotype plates [for Expression] for £75. CD would not have used so many photos had he foreseen the cost, but woodcuts would not have done.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  17 Aug 1872
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 283–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8474

To R. F. Cooke   23 August 1872

Summary

CD has given translation right [for Expression] to Dutch publisher Joh. Ijkema.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  23 Aug 1872
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 269–70)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8482

To R. F. Cooke   [after 11 October 1872]

Summary

Discusses printing of Expression.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  [after 11 Oct 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 284
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8537

To R. F. Cooke   [25 October 1872]

Summary

Comments on discussions with C. Reinwald concerning French edition of Expression.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  [25 Oct 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 285
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8538

To R. F. Cooke   3 October 1872

Summary

Arrangements for foreign editions [of Expression]. Delay by Heliotype Company is provoking.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  3 Oct 1872
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 f. 262)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8540

To R. F. Cooke   23 October [1872]

Summary

Discusses presentation copies of Expression.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  23 Oct [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 286
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8572

To R. F. Cooke   27 October [1872]

Summary

Discusses distribution of presentation copies of Expression. Sends instructions for mailing his copies. Discusses negotiations with C. Reinwald concerning French edition. Suggests journals to receive review copies.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  27 Oct [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 287
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8581

To R. F. Cooke   20 November [1872]

Summary

Discusses production of plates [for Expression].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  20 Nov [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 288
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8638

To R. F. Cooke   7 December [1872]

Summary

Comments on additional printing of Expression. Complains about poor quality of plates.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  7 Dec [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 289
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8663
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