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To David Thomas Ansted   25 November [1846]


Encloses a set of proof sheets of the fossil shells in South America.

Also encloses some specimen sheets by G. B. Sowerby to disseminate as an advertisement.

Asks that E. A. Darwin’s name be added to the lists of subscribers to John Price’s work on the Invertebrata.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  David Thomas Ansted
Date:  25 Nov [1846]
Classmark:  Hans A. O. Baumann (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1032F

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  • … s name be added to the lists of subscribers to John Price’s work on the Invertebrata. …
  • … have not been identified, although John Price, who had an interest in natural history, had …
  • John Morris’s Catalogue of British fossils (Morris 1843) for visitors to the Geological Society’s collections (Woodward 1907, p.  159). George Brettingham Sowerby drew the illustrations of fossil shells for South America . The papers have not been identified. Mr Price

To Smith, Elder & Co.   30 March [1846]


Discusses publication of his book [South America].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Smith, Elder & Co
Date:  30 Mar [1846]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-967

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  • price for each title. See J.   J. Barnes 1964 , p.  1. For CD’s experience with Henry Colburn see letter to John

To Smith, Elder & Co.   6 June [1846]


Arrangements for publishing [South America].

Author:  Smith, Elder & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 June [1846]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections DC AL 1/3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-983F

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  • John E.  Taylor, of Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, London, published the Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London. Stewart and Murray were printers with premises at 1 Green Arbour Court, Old Bailey, London ( Post Office London directory 1846). They had printed Zoology , Coral reefs , and Volcanic islands , and went on to print South America. The three parts were not reissued in one volume until 1851; the price
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