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.
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.