From McCarron, Bird & Co.   10 August 1876


From McCarron, Bird & Co.,

general printers ,

37 flinders lane west.

Melbourne, 10th August 1876.

To Baron F. von Mueller


Dear Sir

Our price for printing Botanical Work shown to us by Mr Luehmann1 will be as follows (Estimated to make 240 pages Demy 8vo.2)



1000 copies,

bound in paper wrapper



Corrections and alterations to be charged 1/6 per hour extra.


3000 "

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5000 "

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Should the work make more or less than 240 pages, a proportionate reduction or increase, as the case may be, to be made. — We may be allowed to draw attention to the fact that we have just completed a reprint of Hayter's Year Book for the Government, and given complete satisfaction.3

Trusting to be favoured with your order

We remain yours obediently

McCarron, Bird & Co


Pattern enclosed.

The work eventually published as B76.13.03.
Demi octavo?
See M to J. MacPherson, 21 September 1876.

Please cite as “FVM-76-08-10,” in Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller, edited by R.W. Home, Thomas A. Darragh, A.M. Lucas, Sara Maroske, D.M. Sinkora, J.H. Voigt and Monika Wells accessed on 30 September 2022,