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Stanley, Edward.

AN ACCOUNT OF THE MODE OF PERFORMING THE LATERAL OPERATION OF LITHOTOMY.

With Illustrations. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green 1829.
1st Ed. Thin 4to. [vi] + 23pp. 7 litho. plates including 5 partially hand cold. each with letterpress leaf. Some light browning, ex-Birmingham Medical Institute with sm. ink stamps to t.p. and to plates not intruding onto images, sm. presentation bookplate, rebound in gilt lettered cloth, some darkening, spine sl. rubbed and frayed. Edward Stanley (bap. 1792, d. 1862), surgeon. ODNB ‘ ... Stanley was elected assistant surgeon to St Bartholomew's in 1816. With Abernethy's assistance and approval, he enlarged the museum and made the first catalogue of the collection. He was for a time demonstrator in anatomy and later lecturer, in 1826, when he succeeded Abernethy. He was elected surgeon to the hospital in 1838, and rapidly became famous as a clinical teacher ... Stanley had a ‘gift for accurate clinical description’ (Kelly, 271) ...’
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