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Record number: WCP5148

Sent by:
Swan Sonnenschein & Co.
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
3 December 1902

Sent by Swan Sonnenschein & Co., London to Alfred Russel Wallace [address not recorded] on 3 December 1902.

Record created:
06 March 2013 by Szentgyorgyi, Katherine


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LETTER (WCP5148.5658)

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

Held by:
University of Reading Special Collections
Finding number:
MS3280 Letter Book 37 - 28th August 1902 to 25th March 1903 p. 553
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Swan Sonnenschein & Co. Literary Estate.

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3 December [190]2

Dear Sir

We thank you for your letter of the 2. inst[ance].

We calculate that your book will make about 500 pages of 300 words each. We can use the same or a similar type to be first edition, but we do not propose to use any of the stereotype plates of the first edition. We retain Chap[te]r I to XI and will send them to press at once. Chap[te]r. XII to end we retain for your final revision.

Yours truly | [illeg. signature]

Dr. Alfred R. Wallace

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