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To Eduard Strasburger   9 December [1876]1

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

Dec. 9th

My dear Sir

I am very much obliged to you for kindly sending me your new book. The amount of work, & work of extreme difficulty as is obvious from the Plates alone, which you effect is truly astonishing.2

With much respect | yours faithfully | Charles Darwin

Footnotes

The year is established by the publication date of Strasburger 1876b.
The second edition of Strasburger’s Über Zellbildung und Zelltheilung (On cell formation and cell division; Strasburger 1876b) contained eight pages of plates. CD’s copy is in the Darwin Library–Down. Strasburger sent the French translation of the first edition (Strasburger 1876a) earlier in the year; see letter to E. A. Strasburger, 9 March 1876.

Summary

Thanks for a copy of the second edition of Strasburger’s Über Zellbildung und Zelltheilung (On cell formation and cell division; Strasburger 1876b).

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10291F
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Eduard Adolf (Eduard) Strasburger
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Bonn, Handschriftenabteilung (NL Strasburger I)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10291F,” accessed on 5 July 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-10291F.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 24

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