London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1849. First edition. 8vo. xxxi, 367 pp. Original embossed cloth, partly unopened. Spine sunned and with wear at ends and a hole at center; a few leaves roughly opened and with associated tears/nicks / From the Collection of Allan B. Kirsner, M.D. Item #402059
Stanley notes in his preface that there were only two earlier works on the subject, those of Petit (1705) and Boyer (1803). In the same year, Stanley produced an atlas on the subject, and the two works were for years the standard references on the subject.