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Hi, my name is Alexandra Edwards and my father Edmundo and I are publishing a book about the ethnology of Rapa Nui (a.k.a. Easter Island), which is supposed to be going to press on the first week of March. My father is an archaeologist who has lived on Easter Island for the past 50+ years. He has worked on the restoration of some of the most important Rapanui archaeological sites, including Ahu Akivi, Ahu Tahai, and Ahu Tongariki. I have been working with him for the past 19 years. The second chapter of our book deals with the Flora and Fauna of the island and your picture of the Toromiro would be perfect in the section that talks about this tree. I would love it if you would give us permission to use your photo in our book. The image would appear in black and white and would be credited however you wish. We will print 1,000 black and white copies of which 300 will go to Juan Fischer, a Chilean businessman who is sponsoring our publication. The book will be published in English, although we may perhaps print it again if the sales go well, in colour, Spanish, or as an e-book whichever is possible. I hope you will be able to help or advise me in this matter. Thank you very much, Alexandra Edwards (Mahinavai) PS: It would be great if we could email each other directly. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org