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Anthropometamorphosis; Man Transformed; Or, The Artificiall Changeling Historically Presented, In the Mad and Cruell Gallantery, Foolish Bravery, Ridiculous Beauty, Filthy Finesse, and Loathsome Loveliness of Most NAtions, Fashioning and Altering Their Bodies from the Mould Intended by Nature...And an Appendix of the Pedigree of the English Gallant.

Description
This volume is fully bound in leather covered boards decorated in the style of Cambridge Calf. The end-pages are comprised of single sheets of marbled paper (Wide Combed Pattern). Pasted onto the centre of the front paste-down is an illustrative previous owners bookplate with the name "J. Cresswell". Written, in ink on the rear of the front free end-page is an inscription "This curious book..." with a noteation above refering to the "Extra leaf, cut out of horses". The top corner of the front 2nd fly leaf has been torn out; wirtten underneath this is further notation. Previous owners signature on the top of the title page "(Pet) Smart ?"
 
Accession number
CCWSH:0424
Category
Book
 
Author/maker
Bulwer, John
Publisher
Hunt, William
 
Date
1653
Dimensions
Width:
135 mm

Height:
188 mm