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From John Murray   12 November [1872]


Price of Expression is 12s.

Sends cheque to pay CD his share of profits on Origin [6th ed.].

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Nov [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 430
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8622

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  • John Murray, 11 November 1872 . See letter from R.  F.  Cooke, 14 August 1872 . The photographic illustrations in Expression raised the price

To John Murray   11 November 1872


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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