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Record number: WCP5140

Sent by:
Swan Sonnenschein & Co.
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
4 July 1902

Sent by Swan Sonnenschein & Co., London to Alfred Russel Wallace, [Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset] on 4 July 1902.

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06 March 2013 by Szentgyorgyi, Katherine


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LETTER (WCP5140.5650)

A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
University of Reading Special Collections
Finding number:
MS3280 Letter Book 36 - 20th January 1902 to 28th August 1902 p. 761
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Swan Sonnenschein & Co. Literary Estate.

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4 July [1]902

Dear Sir

We are very pleased to hear that your M. S. & prood of the new edition of "The Wonderful Century" are ready. There has been some difficulty in obtaining the necessary permission to the yse of the astronomy cuts as we have to apply to each original copyright owner but we hope to be able to complete this satisfactorily next week.

We agree that the new book should be differentated from the old one if possible --

How would you like the following [[2]] title?

The March of Science in the Nineteenth Century

being a new and thoroughly [word illeg. and enlarged edition of The Wonderful Century by [word illeg.]

Yours very truly | [word illeg.]

Dr. Alfred Russel Wallace

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