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To John Murray   11 November 1872

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CD is delighted and astonished at sale of Expression,

and pleased with sale of others, except Descent. He fears a new edition of that work may never be required. Would have liked to bring out a thoroughly revised one.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  11 Nov 1872
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 276–7)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8620

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  • John Murray, 9 November 1872 . Seven thousand copies of Descent had been printed in 1871; a second edition was published in 1874. Murray may have given CD exact sale figures in a missing enclosure to his letter of 9 November 1872 . See letter from R.  F.  Cooke, 12 February 1872 . See letter from R.  F.  Cooke, 14 August 1872 . The price
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