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From J. V. Carus   27 October 1874

Summary

On German translation of Descent [3d German, 2d English ed.]. Lists some misprints in proofs.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Oct 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9700

From J. V. Carus   18 November 1874

Summary

An omission in a bibliographical note in Descent [2d English ed.].

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Nov 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9723

From J. V. Carus   5 February 1875

Summary

New [3d] German edition of Descent will soon be out.

Will begin translating Journal of researches, which will be first volume of CD’s collected works.

JVC has proposed bringing out all CD’s botanical papers in one or two volumes.

Errata in Descent enclosed.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Feb 1875
Classmark:  DAR 161: 99
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9841

From J. V. Carus   17 April 1875

Summary

Sends concluding part of his Zoologie [see 8531].

Enjoys translating Journal of researches. Questions several passages.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Apr 1875
Classmark:  DAR 161: 100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9937

From J. V. Carus   31 October 1872

Summary

JVC questions accuracy of Hensleigh Wedgwood’s statement that the word for a toad in all European languages expresses the habit of swelling [see Expression, p. 104]. Has changed "all" to "some".

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Oct 1872
Classmark:  DAR 161: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8587

From J. V. Carus   10 December 1872

Summary

Asks whether CD has any changes to make in a new German edition of Variation, which is to be published next year.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Dec 1872
Classmark:  DAR 161: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8670

From J. V. Carus   21 January 1873

Summary

On a correction JVC thinks should be made in Variation on vertebrae of ducks.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Jan 1873
Classmark:  DAR 161: 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8746

From J. V. Carus   29 January 1873

Summary

A new [German] edition of Expression is to be done. Has CD anything to add or alter?

JVC cites an article on cessation of breathing during mental concentration that supports Gratiolet as quoted in Expression, p. 179.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Jan 1873
Classmark:  DAR 161: 91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8751

From J. V. Carus   [before 8 May 1873]

Summary

Publisher [Schweizerbart] has seen CD’s new book advertised [Cross and self-fertilisation] and wishes to publish a German translation of it.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 8 May 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 89
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8890

From J. V. Carus   21 July [1873]

Summary

JVC’s travel plans in England. Hopes to visit CD.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 July [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8992

From J. V. Carus   19 January 1874

Summary

A new German edition of Descent is planned. Would like to work on proofs before leaving for lectures at Edinburgh.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Jan 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9248

From J. V. Carus   15 March 1874

Summary

Proposal to collect all of CD’s works in a German edition. Asks CD’s opinion and suggests an outline of volumes.

Lists German sales of various volumes.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Mar 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 93
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9363

From J. V. Carus   5 April 1874

Summary

Hopes to visit CD during a stay in London.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Apr 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9391

From J. V. Carus   17 February 1871

Summary

The pages [of Descent] CD wishes to correct are not yet printed.

JVC’s work on the translation has been interrupted by illness.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Feb 1871
Classmark:  DAR 161: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7485

From J. V. Carus   15 March 1871

Summary

Sends CD a list of misprints in vol. 1 of Descent.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Mar 1871
Classmark:  DAR 161: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7586

From J. V. Carus   22 April 1871

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On ratios of the sexes in insects, and other facts relating to sexual selection.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 89: 98–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7708

From J. V. Carus   28 May 1871

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Sends corrections for Descent.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 May 1871
Classmark:  DAR 88: 106–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7774

From J. V. Carus   7 October 1871

Summary

Publisher would like to produce a translation of Expression. JVC offers to translate it.

Sends passage from Albertus Magnus on colour of horses.

Offers explanation of white colour of sea-birds.

Schweizerbart is now reprinting Descent, nearly all the first 3000 copies having been sold;

new editions of Origin

and of Variation are also planned.

Possibility of a new German translation of Journal of researches.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Oct 1871
Classmark:  DAR 161: 80, DAR 161: 81/2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7991

From J. V. Carus   14 November 1871

Summary

News of progress of German editions of Origin

and Descent.

Asks CD for references on chabius – a Chilean hybrid of goat and sheep.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Nov 1871
Classmark:  DAR 161: 81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8067

From J. V. Carus   20 November 1871

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Horns of castrated merino rams remain almost undeveloped.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Nov 1871
Classmark:  DAR 88: 117–118
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8077
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