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[Octopi] Lee, Henry. Aquarium Notes | The Octopus or, the "Devil-Fish" of Fiction and Fact. London: Chapman and Hall, 1875. Octavo, viii, 114 pp. Original cloth stamped in black. Illustrated in black and white. A very good copy.

First edition, a wonderfully quirky but serious exposition of the myths and legends the surround the "devil fish." "Octopods I have Known" and "The Octopus Out of Water" are among the interesting chapters herein. This copy inscribed and signed to "Jonas Levy Esq." (#kfk20)             $400.00