Mammals, Lesson

René Primevère Lesson 1794-1849
Lesson was the naturalist and doctor on the corvette 'Coquille' during Duperrey's voyage which sailed around the world 1822-1825 (see separate listing for Duperrey under Fishes). As the official history was never completed, Lesson's remains the only published narrative account of the voyage. Published 1838-1839 it contains several fine copper engraved plates depicting Australian fauna. 


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Mammals, Lesson

#LES001 Wombat
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Mammals, Lesson

#LES002 Quoll
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Natural history, Lesson

#LES003 Kangaroo
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#LES004 Possum (Cook's Phalanger)
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