Reference numberNLB/5/719
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p288
TitleCopy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs West, Newman & Company
Date24 September 1891
Description'Please let me have separate estimates for the following: - 1.) Use of stone, printing 1000 copies, paper, writing, and all the usual costs except drawing on the stone of a plate measuring three feet in length by the usual height (about 1 foot). 2.) Ditto. ditto. for ten quarto (Phil. Trans. ['Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'] plates. The above are to illustrate a paper by Professor [Harry Govier] Seeley, and will be much of the character of the enclosed plate. No1 will be on thin paper. No2 same as pattern'.
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