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From R. F. Cooke   6 December 1872

Summary

First edition of Expression nearly exhausted. Asks CD to send corrections to the printer for another issue, Murray thinks, of 2000.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Dec 1872
Classmark:  DAR 171: 433
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8661

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …
  • r . 6 187 2 My dear Sir Your last work is very much like our Gas, nearly exhausted. Will you therefore send to Clowes any corrections you may have & I will order paper & see after the Heliotypes Mr Murray thinks we may throw off 2000. ? Yours faithfully | Rob t . Cooke C.  Darwin

From R. F. Cooke   22 October 1872

Summary

Presentation copies [of Expression] will be ready in a week. Has ordered only 250 copies to have cut edges because trade prefers uncut pages.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Oct 1872
Classmark:  DAR 171: 425
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8570

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …
  • r . Appleton’s agent, has had all the plates & c Yours faithfully | Rob t . Cooke Cha s . Darwin

From R. F. Cooke   16 March 1877

Summary

Sends cheques in payment of CD’s share of profits on Cross and self-fertilisation, now nearly exhausted,

and the latest printing of Origin.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Mar 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 485
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10896

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …
  • r Murray’s cheque for £140 on a/c of the present edition of Cross & Self Fertilization (1500) which are nearly all exhausted. Also £120 on a/c of the present edition (1250) of Origin of Species , of which we still have in stock about 500 copies, but the expenses have all been paid & we are sure of their moving off soon. I hope this may be satisfactory & With M r Murray’s & my own compliments Believe me | Faithfully Yours | Rob t . Cooke Cha s . Darwin

From R. F. Cooke   21 August 1872

Summary

Has ordered printing of 2000 sets of illustrations [for Expression] for Murray’s and informed D. Appleton of price per thousand. Has answered letter from Eduard Koch [of Schweizerbart]. Has also arranged for index.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Aug 1872
Classmark:  DAR 171: 417
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8479

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …
  • r Murray returns from Scotland this week & I hope to get away, the end of next week. Yours faithfully | Rob t . Cooke C.  Darwin

From R. F. Cooke   11 October 1872

Summary

D. Appleton has been sent 3000 sets of plates [for Expression]. Hopes to publish [Expression] on 12 Nov.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Oct 1872
Classmark:  DAR 171: 424
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8555

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …
  • c of y r work, but from what I hear, they have now all been returned for press. Our Annual Trade Sale is fixed for Nov.  8 th . & I therefore hope we may publish your work on the 12 th . I have written to ask y r wishes as to binding. Yours faithfully | Rob t . Cooke Cha s . Darwin

From R. F. Cooke   9 October 1871

Summary

Will give printer orders to set up first six chapters of Origin [6th ed.]. Murray thinks a glossary [of scientific terms] might be advisable, if not longer than ten pages. Will offer W. S. Dallas £10 for it.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Oct 1871
Classmark:  DAR 171: 403
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7996

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  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …
  • r Murray thinks a Glossary might be advisable, but that it sh d .  not exceed from 6 to 10 pages & that if Mr Dallas was to be offered £10– for it, it w d .  be a liberal sum, & that he sh d . agree to finish it out of hand by a certain day? I am sorry to hear you have been so poorly as I hoped your Guildford visit w d .  set you up. Yours faithfully | Rob t . Cooke C.  Darwin

From R. F. Cooke   16 July 1875

Summary

The second printing of 1000 copies [of Insectivorous plants] has sold out. Will print 750 more [3000 in all]. Mudie’s Library and Simpkin & Co. have ordered more copies.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 171: 457
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10071

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

From R. F. Cooke   29 July 1875

Summary

Sends CD specimen pages, with two different type spacings, for Climbing plants.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 171: 459
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10100

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

From R. F. Cooke   9 August 1875

Summary

Sends papers concerned with [copyright?] registration for French and German editions [of Insectivorous plants].

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Aug 1875
Classmark:  DAR 171: 463
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10112

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

From R. F. Cooke   12 August 1875

Summary

It would be an advantage to start printing vol. 1 of Variation [2d ed.] at once, if CD can release it. Knotty problem: the number of copies to be printed.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Aug 1875
Classmark:  DAR 171: 465
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10116

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

From R. F. Cooke   19 March 1877

Summary

Murray’s will not announce CD’s new work [Forms of flowers] until informed to do so.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Mar 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 486
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10903

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

From R. F. Cooke   12 April 1877

Summary

JM will be pleased to publish the new work [Forms of flowers] on the usual terms. MS has been sent to the printer.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Apr 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 487
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10927

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

From R. F. Cooke   5 October 1877

Summary

About 150 copies remain of Forms of flowers.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Oct 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 491
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11170

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From R. F. Cooke   12 October 1877

Summary

Another issue of Origin will be needed for Murray’s annual sale. Has CD any corrections?

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 492
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11181

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From R. F. Cooke   17 October 1877

Summary

Electrotypes and heliotypes can now be sent to Hjalmar Linnström, since payment is guaranteed by the Swedish Consul.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Oct 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 493
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11187

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From R. F. Cooke   22 February 1869

Summary

There will be no objection to the French translation or difficulty about woodcuts of Orchids.

Has not yet received the information about Müller’s Facts and arguments for Darwin.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Feb 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 364
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6627

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From R. F. Cooke   10 March 1869

Summary

Sends statement [missing] of cost and proceeds of publishing Facts and arguments for Darwin at 6s. Asks whether CD agrees to this price.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Mar 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 366
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6653

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From R. F. Cooke   3 February 1871

Summary

Encloses a letter [missing] from C. Reinwald, publisher of the French edition of Descent [1872].

Vincenzi [of Unione, Turin – publisher of Italian translation] has not yet paid the account.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Feb 1871
Classmark:  DAR 171: 385
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7474

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From R. F. Cooke   15 February 1871

Summary

Printing of Descent will be done this day. Cannot publish until next week.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Feb 1871
Classmark:  DAR 171: 386
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7483

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From R. F. Cooke   28 April 1871

Summary

Concerned with photographic processes for illustrations [for Expression].

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 171: 397
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7724

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