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From Emile Alglave1   21 June 1877

Revue | politique et littéraire | Revue | scientifique | Paris, Auteuil, villa de la Réunion | 91 Rue de la Municipalité

le 21 juin 1877

Cher monsieur

J’apprends que vous devez publier 〈34 line missing〉 〈  〉le 1er juillet234 line missing〉 〈    〉lant c〈    〉 〈12 page missing〉 commencer l’impression de vos Coral Reefs, qui seront publiés avec un certain luxe3

votre bien devoué | Em Alglave

CD annotations

0.1 Revue ... scientifique] crossed pencil
0.4 Cher ... publier 1.1] crossed pencil
Top of letter: ‘(Copy of my paper in Mind)’ blue crayon, del pencil

Footnotes

For a translation of this letter, see Appendix I.
The missing portion of the letter contained a request to publish a French translation of CD’s article ‘Biographical sketch of an infant’; the article had been submitted to Mind in April 1877 and was published in July (see letter to G. C. Robertson, 24 June [1877]). The French translation appeared in Revue scientifique de la France et de l’étranger, 14 July 1877, pp. 25–8.
Alglave refers to the French translation of Coral reefs 2d ed. that was published in 1878 by Germer-Baillière (Cosserat trans. 1878; see letter to Smith, Elder & Co, 7 March 1877).

Bibliography

‘Biographical sketch of an infant’: A biographical sketch of an infant. By Charles Darwin. Mind 2 (1877): 285–94. [Shorter publications, pp. 409–16.]

Coral reefs 2d ed.: The structure and distribution of coral reefs. By Charles Darwin. Revised edition. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1874.

Cosserat, M. L. trans. 1878. Les récifs de corail, leur structure et leur distribution. By Charles Darwin. (French translation of Coral reefs 2d ed.) Paris: Germer-Baillière.

Translation

From Emile Alglave1   21 June 1877

Revue | politique et littéraire | Revue | scientifique | Paris, Auteuil, villa de la Réunion | 91 Rue de la Municipalité

21 June 1877

Dear sir

I learn that you must publish 〈34 line missing〉the 1st July234 line missing〉 〈12 page missing〉 to begin the printing of your Coral Reefs, which will be published with a certain luxury3

yours truly | Em Alglave

Footnotes

For a transcription of the this letter in its original French, see p. QQQQ
The missing portion of the letter contained a request to publish a French translation of CD’s article ‘Biographical sketch of an infant’; the article had been submitted to Mind in April 1877 and was published in July (see letter to G. C. Robertson, 24 June [1877]). The French translation appeared in Revue scientifique de la France et de l’étranger, 14 July 1877, pp. 25–8.
Alglave refers to the French translation of Coral reefs 2d ed. that was published in 1878 by Germer-Baillière (Cosserat trans. 1878; see letter to Smith, Elder & Co, 7 March 1877).

Bibliography

‘Biographical sketch of an infant’: A biographical sketch of an infant. By Charles Darwin. Mind 2 (1877): 285–94. [Shorter publications, pp. 409–16.]

Coral reefs 2d ed.: The structure and distribution of coral reefs. By Charles Darwin. Revised edition. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1874.

Cosserat, M. L. trans. 1878. Les récifs de corail, leur structure et leur distribution. By Charles Darwin. (French translation of Coral reefs 2d ed.) Paris: Germer-Baillière.

Summary

Concerning the publication of a French edition of Coral Reefs.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11010
From
Émile Alglave
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Paris
Source of text
DAR 210.11: 36
Physical description
2pp inc † (French)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11010,” accessed on 23 September 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-11010.xml

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