Lee, Mrs. R. (Formerly Mrs. T. Ed. Bowdich).

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New York: J. & J. Harper, 1833. 197 pages, of which the final 16 pages give a chronological list of Baron Cuvier's published works. Octavo, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches; leather backed marbled boards. A fine, bright copy. (Item ID: 2219)

First American edition, published the same year as the English edition. Sarah Wallis Bowdich Lee (1791-1856) was an English naturalist, who wrote a well received book on fresh water fish, which she charmingly illustrated. She published her recollections and biographical details of her friend, Barron Cuvier, a year after his death.

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