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Darwin Correspondence Project

To John Murray   15 November 1876

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Is satisfied with sales of his books.

Did not expect Orchids to sell more than 600 or 700 copies.

Only bad item is Expression, which astonishes him, since it sells well in Germany.

Asks size of printing of Cross and self-fertilisation; thinks 1500 would be ample.

Summary

Is satisfied with sales of his books.

Did not expect Orchids to sell more than 600 or 700 copies.

Only bad item is Expression, which astonishes him, since it sells well in Germany.

Asks size of printing of Cross and self-fertilisation; thinks 1500 would be ample.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10672
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
John Murray
Sent from
Down
Source of text
National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 306–7)
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10672,” accessed on 15 August 2018, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10672

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 24

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