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To William Ogle   17 August 1878

Summary

Is glad WO is undertaking the editing of Anton Kerner’s book [Schutzmittel der Blüthen gegen unberufene Gäste (1876)], which appears to open out "highly original & curious fields of research". [Used as prefatory letter to Kerner, Flowers and their unbidden guests, The translation revised and edited by W. Ogle (1878).]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Ogle
Date:  17 Aug 1878
Classmark:  Ogle trans. 1878, pp. v–vi
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11666

To William Ogle   [after 27 November 1878]

Summary

Thanks for his translation of [Anton] Kerner [Flowers and their unbidden guests: the translation revised and edited by W. Ogle (1878)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Ogle
Date:  [after 27 Nov 1878]
Classmark:  Christie’s, New York (dealers) (October 1996)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11768F

To William Ogle   16 December [1878]

Summary

Thanks WO for advice and assistance for his son, Horace.

Has read Kerner’s book [see 11666]; finds the translation "as clear as daylight" but fears it is too good for the English public who like "very washy food".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Ogle
Date:  16 Dec [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 203
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11797
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