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To Giovanni Canestrini   26 August [1877]

Summary

Thanks GC for his new work [La teoria dell’evoluzione esposta (1877)]. CD regrets he cannot read Italian.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Giovanni Canestrini
Date:  26 Aug [1877]
Classmark:  The estate of Sandro Onestinghel (private collection), subsequently offered for sale by Marsha Malinowski (dealer), New York (https://marshamalinowski.com/press/, accessed 18 December 2020)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11113

To Giovanni Canestrini   17 May 1880

Summary

Thanks GC for having sent his book [La teoria di Darwin criticamente esposta (1880)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Giovanni Canestrini
Date:  17 May 1880
Classmark:  The estate of Sandro Onestinghel (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12609

From Giovanni Canestrini   29 July 1875

Summary

Italian translation of Variation will at last be published; will await second [English] edition to incorporate corrections.

Asks permission to translate Expression.

The second [Italian] edition of Origin is now in press.

Author:  Giovanni Canestrini
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 161: 36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10102

From Giovanni Canestrini   22 October 1875

Summary

Has heard that 2d ed. of Variation is out. If CD will send it to him, he will complete the Italian translation in a short time.

His translation of Expression is nearly finished [published in 1878],

and the 2d ed. of Origin is almost entirely published.

Author:  Giovanni Canestrini
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 161: 37
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10220

From Giovanni Canestrini   6 May 1876

Summary

Two parts of the second edition of the Italian translation of Variation are already out.

Expression will soon follow [published in 1878].

The publisher [Unione] asks CD to give him the right of Italian translations of his works.

Author:  Giovanni Canestrini
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 May 1876
Classmark:  DAR 161: 38
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10499

From Giovanni Canestrini   13 March 1868

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On the proportions of the sexes in silk moths, fish, and eels.

Author:  Giovanni Canestrini
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Mar 1868
Classmark:  DAR 86: A25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6010

From Giovanni Canestrini   8 April 1868

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Reports on Prof. Cornalia’s observations on the proportion of sexes in bees, and in healthy and sick silk moths, in nature and under domestication.

Author:  Giovanni Canestrini
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1868
Classmark:  DAR 86: A28–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6106

From Giovanni Canestrini   14 May 1868

Summary

Asks CD’s permission to translate Variation into Italian [translation not published until 1876].

Author:  Giovanni Canestrini
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 May 1868
Classmark:  DAR 161: 33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6173

From Giovanni Canestrini   21 April 1870

Summary

Italian translation [of Variation] is delayed, but printing should begin soon.

Will send CD one of his writings in which he defends the natural descent of man [Origin dell’uomo, 2d ed. (1870)].

CD’s theory is making great progress in Italy and daily gains supporters.

Author:  Giovanni Canestrini
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 161: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7169
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