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Letter ReferenceLevine Collection/5
ArchiveRonald Levine Collection, Johannesburg
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date29 January 1888
Address FromGrand Hotel, Alassio, Italy
Address ToLondon Institution, Finsbury Circus, City, London
Who ToLibrarian, London Institution
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The Project is grateful to Ronald Levine for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of the Ronald Levine Collection. The date of the postcard is provided by the postmark and the address it was sent to and the name of the addressee are on its front.
1Darwin (2 vols) returned.
2Kindly send Brewster’s “Life of Newton.”
3Leaves of Grass” by Walt Whitman, the complete edition, not the small
4selection lately published in England.
5Last vol of Darwin’s “Plants & Animals”
7Olive Schreiner
8Grand Hotel
The books referred to are: George Bettany (1887) Life of Charles Darwin London: Walter Scott; David Brewster (1888, new edition) The Life of Sir Isaac Newton London: Gall and Inglis; Walt Whitman (1855) Leaves of Grass Brooklyn: New York; and Charles Darwin (1868) The Variation of Plants and Animals Under Domestication Chicago: Weller & Metcalf.