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From R. F. Cooke   25 October 1879

Summary

Asks CD what title to put on spine of Erasmus Darwin. Suggests 7s 6d as the price.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 92: B3–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12270

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   27 April 1880

Summary

His publishers are as puzzled as CD about what the title of his new book [Movement in plants] should be. Sends a tentative one in proof [missing].

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Apr 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 504
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12590

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   20 July 1880

Summary

RC estimates that 1000 copies of Movement in plants if sold at 14s would produce a profit of £6. Might more be printed, or the price raised?

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 507
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12664

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   2 September 1880

Summary

Has CD made arrangements with D. Appleton for Movement in plants? CD’s instructions about the index have been forwarded.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Sept 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 508
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12704

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   19 October 1880

Summary

Cost of electrotypes from the woodcuts [in Movement in plants] for French and German editions. Suggests CD charge more than actual cost in order to repay his expenses.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Oct 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 509
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12765

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   4 November 1880

Summary

If every copy [of Movement in plants] is sold at 15s, CD will lose about £50.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 510
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12794

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   5 November 1880

Summary

Six hundred copies of Movement in plants were wanted [at Murray’s annual sale] – a good start.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 511
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12798

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   10 November 1880

Summary

Movement in plants needs only the index. Distressed by CD’s dissatisfaction with the indexer.

Eight hundred copies have now been sold. Type will be kept up.

Decision on printing additional copies should await reviews.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 512
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12807

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   15 November 1880

Summary

Murray’s must reprint Descent. Does CD want to make any corrections in the plates?

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 210.11: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12821

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   26 November 1880

Summary

Five hundred more copies of Movement in plants must be printed immediately. Asks CD to send any corrections to printer.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 513
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12862

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   11 April 1881

Summary

Murray’s will be happy to publish [Earthworms] on usual terms of two-thirds profits.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Apr 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 574
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13112

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Cooke   28 July 1881

Summary

Surprised by CD’s intention to publish [Earthworms] so soon. Remonstrates against doing so. Asks deferment until October to co-ordinate with American publication and ensure best profit.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 July 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 515
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13255

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From R. F. Cooke   30 July 1881

Summary

Hastens to assure CD that his book [Earthworms] will be published as soon as possible, since CD wishes it.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 July 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 516
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13261

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From R. F. Cooke   3 October 1881

Summary

Will send copies [of Earthworms] shortly. Troubled by rumour of a mysterious copy in hands of a reviewer.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 518
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13370

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From R. F. Cooke   7 October 1881

Summary

Murray has sold 1200 copies [of Earthworms], so another printing of 500 is proposed. Has CD any corrections to send?

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 519
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13374

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From R. F. Cooke   8 October 1881

Summary

Will perhaps have to print off 1000 extra copies [of Earthworms]. Electros of the woodcuts are ready for the German edition.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 520
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13378

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From R. F. Cooke   14 October 1881

Summary

Has sent copies [of Earthworms] to Annals & Magazine of Natural History and to Popular Science Review. If W. S. Dallas edits both, he will have two copies.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 521
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13399

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From R. F. Cooke   25 October 1881

Summary

Second thousand [of Earthworms] has been exhausted and 3d is being printed. Asks CD to send corrections to the printer.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 522
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13430

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From R. F. Cooke   27 November 1878

Summary

Sends report on annual trade sale [missing]. New printings of Journal of researches and Descent are needed.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Nov 1878
Classmark:  DAR 171: 501
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11764

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From R. F. Cooke   6 September 1879

Summary

Murray’s offer to publish Erasmus Darwin. RC states terms and preliminary arrangements.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Sept 1879
Classmark:  DAR 92: B5–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12219

Matches: 1 hit

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