Paris: J.-B. Bailliere, 1853. First. hardcover. Atlas only: comprising 45 finely detailed engraved plates, some in color, by Robin and Lackerbauer. Small 4to. Original boards, quite worn; pages foxed. Paris: Chez J.-B. Bailliere, 1853. A good copy. good.
Despite its useful information on the study of chemical compounds in organisms, Gillespie claims this work "showed that research oriented in this direction led at that time to a dead end and that... the superiority of a morphological approach was undeniable."-- Dictionary of Scientific Biography, 491-2.