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From R. F. Cooke   12 February 1872


Sends first copy of new [6th] edition of Origin. Expenses have been much higher than estimated because of extensive revisions. 3000 copies retailing at 6s would yield only £100 profit. Suggests fixing price at 7s 6d.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb 1872
Classmark:  DAR 171: 407
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8209

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  • … as well as much new content. John Murray had suggested a price of 7 s. 6 d. for a cheap …
  • … for an even lower price (see Correspondence vol.  19, letter from John Murray, 31 May [ …

From R. F. Cooke   21 August 1872


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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  • price of £50 for stereotypes of the text and electrotypes of the woodcuts of Expression (see letter from Charles Layton, 13 August 1872 ). CD had forwarded a note from the German publisher Eduard Friedrich Koch, regarding the German translation of Expression ( letter to R.  F.  Cooke, 17 August 1872 ). Electros: electrotypes of the woodcut illustrations. The photographs were reproduced as heliotypes. John
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